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March 05, 2007



Oh dear. No no no no no. You don't want the Ladurée macaroons (which are, you know, fine), you want the Pierre Hermé ones.

michael gorra

The Red Wheelbarrow would be my choice too--chaotic and funky, books stacked everywhere so that while what you probably want is there, you'll have to poke and find something else too. Village Voice is great too, but a bit sleek, and not nearly so good for kids' books--just the area where The Red Wheelbarrow is great. And in a great neighborhood too--across the street from a museum of 19th century magic, and surrounded by good wine bars....


Know the Wheelbarrow well; I usually hang at Village Voice, which is closer. And my favorite macarons are at Gerard Mulot but I will investigate PH. A bientot!


Yeah, the Wheelbarrow is a great place. Great books, nice folks. I also liked The Abbey, which is just around the corner from Shakes & Co on rue de la Parcheminerie. I don't know whether it was the selection or the presentation, but I bought more books there than anyplace else on my little tour a couple years back.


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