Inside the World’s Most Majestic Bookstore



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Posted by Ed 5 mths ago
China’s Chongqing Zhongshuge Bookstore features M.C. Escher–like stairs and mirrored ceilings, creating an almost delirious, vertiginous thrill for visitors


The evolution of the bookstore has produced a number of spaces that stand apart from the rest: Paris's Shakespeare and Company, The Strand in New York, and El Ateneo Grand Splendid in Buenos Aires are but a few that bibliophiles will enthusiastically list as their favorites. Now there's a new store that rightfully deserves a place in the canon, China's Chongqing Zhongshuge Bookstore.


https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/step-inside-worlds-most-majestic-bookstore

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