I’ve written about the bookstore I stopped at in Taipei, Taiwan and I’ve written about libraries around the world I want to steal features from for my future home library, and now I’m going to share my bookstore bucket list with you. It’s no secret that I want to travel around the world and part of what I want to do in other countries is visit bookstores and fill my future library with books around the world.
El Ateneo Grand Splendid in Buenos Ares, Argentina is at the top of my list. The bookstore itself is beautiful, and, as of yet, my travels have not taken me to Latin America. I’m enthusiastic to see what the Shakespeare section of this book store looks like. As of now, I have a tradition of buying a book of Shakespeare’s Sonnets from every country I’ve visited. Right now, my collection is at 3. I’d like for one of my next copies to come from this gorgeous place: