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Jamison Pfeifer

Jamison Pfeifer

Jamison Pfeifer is a researcher, writer, and fact-checker based in New York. His writing has also appeared in publications such as The Brooklyn Rail, Public Books, and High Country News. 
Sylvia Beach outside of Shakespeare & Co., circa 1935

The Patron Saint of Bookstores

100 years ago, Sylvia Beach, the first publisher of James Joyce’s Ulysses, opened the doors to her legendary bookstore, Shakespeare & Co.