My Favorite Buenos Aires Writing Spot
October 27, 2011
On my first foray out into the city alone, I took the subway from Colegiales to Palermo and stumbled across the most adorable bookstore/cafe I have ever seen. Books filled wooden shelves and stretched from floor to high ceiling:
Encircled by the rows and rows of books is a partially covered/partially sunny little café with black and white tile floors, walls of all colors, rustic wooden tables and chairs, and free wifi. I’m currently typing this post up right here:
Since moving to Buenos Aires I’ve discovered (to my delight) that it’s a city of many bookshops, or ‘librerías’. The majority of them are quaintly independent, and many have cafés inside where you can peruse a book while sipping tea or Italian-quality espresso and munching chocolate croissants.
The lovely librería pictured here is called Libros del Pasaje, on Thames 1762 in Palermo Soho.
Stop by! You’ll find me firmly ensconced at a table, either tapping away on my Mac or reading one of my current books – “The Indie Band Survival Guide” or “La Vida Es Acción” by Krishnamurti or “Free Play: La Improvisación en La Vida y en El Arte” by Stephen Nachmanovitch.
Or, perhaps, reading this children’s book about Curious Little Bitches: