It’s too simplistic to say that people start to believe what’s written about them. But what happens is that you become a certain way to please people, to be liked, to be what’s expected of you, to change yourself so that you become the best possible version of yourself for people who don’t know you. And I think that’s a terrible, pernicious thing.
Generally prefer working with the wuxing. But that is just me.
This bookshop is like 5 minutes away from Shakespeare & Co., but not too many people know about it apparently because while Shakespeare & Co. is completely overrun most of the time, this bookshop isn’t. It’s run by a Canadian guy & they will almost always offer you tea or coffee while browsing, which is lovely. The people there are super friendly & speak both English and French, so don’t hesitate to ask for anything. It’s a really nice alternative to Shakespeare & Co. if you’re looking for used or new books.
i want to go here so much
I know where I’m going next time I’m in town!