Inside the World’s Most Majestic Bookstore



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Posted by Ed 10 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.


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