Sylvia Beach

Sylvia Beach (March 14, 1887 – October 5, 1962), born Nancy Woodbridge Beach, was an American-born bookseller and publisher who lived most of her life in Paris, where she was one of the leading expatriate figures between World War I and II.

Read more about Sylvia Beach:  Early Life, Shakespeare and Company, Later Life, Notes and Sources

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    I am a citizen of the world.
    Sylvia Beach (1887–1962)

    From the beach the child holding the hand of her father,
    Those burial clouds that lower victorious soon to devour all,
    Watching, silently weeps.
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)