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André Kertész, Fourth Avenue, New York (man with loop reading at book stand) 1959

How I wish I could shop for books

My definition of the perfect shopping trip! :) She must be at Half-Price Book Store!

New York, 1950’s

Peter Basch - Reading the news? New York, Peter Basch was an American magazine and glamour photographer. He was born in Germany and lived in New York City. The main body of his work was produced in the fifties and sixties.

André Kertész,Bouquiniste in Paris, 1928.

hauntedbystorytelling: “ André Kertész :: Les Bouquinistes [bookseller of used and antiquarian books], bank of the Seine, Paris, 1928 / more [+] by this photographer ”

Homeless Man Reading Books | 1977-1998, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel --- A homeless man reads from a stack of books on a park bench in Tel Aviv.

Homeless Man Reading Books - Homeless doesn't mean stupid. There are some brilliant minds out there without a roof over them. And readers are everywhere!

During her first trip to Europe, Highsmith spent a "dissolute three days" in Paris, where "she had frequented the venerable lesbian bar Le Monocle." Here: Le Monocle in teh 1930s.

Brassaï - Lesbian Bar in Paris - Au Monocle avec Lulu de Montparnasse, Paris, 1932

Man walking with cane, reading newspaper, c.1920.

Estate of André Kertész Man walking with cane, reading newspaper, presented by Stephen Bulger Gallery