A Must-Read for Restless Fly-Fishermen—and Other Books for Travelers

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Bookshops: A Reader’s History

By Jorge Carrión ($26, Biblioasis)

“Every bookshop is a condensed version of the world,” begins Mr. Carrión’s literary and unabashedly sentimental exploration of bookstores around the globe. This is not a geographic guide, however; rather it’s a series of essays that weave in the Spanish writer’s visits to shops such as Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice (“with a long gondola stuffed with secondhand volumes”) and the Last Bookstore, which occupies an old bank in downtown Los Angeles. He also wanders…

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