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Fully booked: a charming (and cramped) Marias bookstore.

Visiting Michael Fink is like visiting a curmudgeonly uncle with a hoarding disorder; you can barely see his diminutive figure behind the endless piles of books and magazines, and any question you ask is met by a great heaving sigh. At Comptoir de l’Image, Fink’s tiny shop focusing on photo books and collectible magazines, truculence is armor and bibliomania a talent. He has been running the business since 1993, and deeply loves every one of the two thousand editions

  • Words:
    Haydée Touitou
  • Photography:
    Kira Bunse

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  • Words:
    Haydée Touitou
  • Photography:
    Kira Bunse
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