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The Grass is Singing by Doris Lessing,

Day 77. "The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to take risks, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded , sometimes destroyed." -Ernest Hemingway

Shakespeare and Company in Paris: The shop — which was featured in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris — is an independent bookstore that opened in the early 1950s in honor of a previous Shakespeare and Company bookstore, where writers like Ernest Hemingway and James Joyce were known to gather.