The bookstores of Bogota

One of the things I love about Bogota are the Colombian city’s many independently-owned bookstores. By way of example, check out this essay (in Spanish) by Arantxa Diaz Aguirre describing five of Bogota’s most beloved bookstores. Here is an excerpt (my translation):

Since the 1990s Calle 16, on the corner of Carrera Eight, has transformed its gray sidewalks into paths of books and secondary texts that have welcomed the world of arts and letters to the center of Bogotá. Old houses became huge bookstores, uninhabited premises were filled with bookshelves, and the term "callejón de los libreros" (booksellers' alley) became popular....

Hasta pronto!

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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