I remember years ago a guy I knew told me that people going to England find exactly what they go looking for.
― Helene Hanff,
A gem of a book, with a lovely film adaption with Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins. It is a series of letters between Hanff, a New York writer, and lover of books, and a bookseller working in Charing Cross Road, London. There is a YouTube clip and more information here.
Image: to follow… the bookshop is long gone, but of course 84, Charing Cross Road still exists, I’ll take a picture next time I’m passing :)