Turning a Page: Barcelona Bookstores

turningapagethumbLlibreria Canuda, one of Barcelona’s oldest and most historic bookstores, will be permanently closing its doors on October 31st. This comes on the heels of the demise of several iconic booksellers who have been forced to close their doors since the beginning of Spain’s economic crisis. Ancora y Delfín, for example, was open from 1890 until 2012. Their website still features photos of the bookstore taken in 1956 and again in 2007, as well as a map of their former location. The phone number listed is disconnected. Read more


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