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No Place to Lay One’s Head

Francoise Frenkel, translated by Stephanie Smee

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In 1921, Francoise Frenkel – a Jewish woman from Poland – opens her first bookshop in Berlin. It is a dream come true. The dream lasts nearly two decades. Then suddenly, ...