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Claire de Rouen Books
121-125 Charing Cross RoadLeicester SquareLondonWC2H 0EW
- +44 (0)20 7287 1813
- Public transport:
- Tottenham Court Road, Underground
This is probably one of the best books/magazine shops in London. Quite small space but I think it just makes it more special. Awesome selection, as well of independent zines and books. Staff is also so friendly and you can easily have a nice chat with them!more
I have been to bookshops all over the world and nothing makes me smile as much as seeing the grand dame Claire De Rouen in her tiny little attic shop surrounded by artistic wonders.
Claire is so knowledgeable and worldy. She has great style and that aristo kind of face where you know that in her day men used to whisk her around the globe and fall at her feet.
She was born in Alexandria,...more
Despite occupying an extremely tiny room above a sex shop on Charring Cross Road, you'll have to take my word for it that I had initially found Claire De Rouen Books (specialising in photography and fashion) through by-chancing upon the window display and noticing the Robert Frank book "The Americans" in the window.
As you walk up the narrow stairwell, you are greeted by a little gallery...more