What I'm Reading: Down and Out in Paris and London

James M. Lang '91 | June 24, 2014 | Notre Dame Magazine

In July of 2013, I was standing in the front room of the famous Shakespeare and Company bookshop, on the left bank of the Seine, looking through a shelf of books about Paris. I thought I would purchase a book that would enrich my experience in the five days I had ahead of me in Europe’s cultural capital, but nothing was catching my fancy. I knelt down to scan the bottom shelf and spied there a copy of George Orwell’s Down and Out in Paris and London, looking forlorn and unadorned among the glitzy rash of travel books celebrating the glories of Paris.

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