Violette & Co

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Encompassing more than 80m2 of floorspace, Violette and Co doesn’t sell books for the sheer pleasure of reading, but for a more militant purpose: all the works on offer promote causes to do with women and homosexuality. There are books about rape (including 'Rape as a weapon of war' by Vanessa Fargnoli), on homophobia ('Letter to a straight friend’ by Paula Dumont), on adoption, religion, gender relations and even deportation. There are also thrillers, poetry, comics and a beautiful section for younger readers. Readings, lectures, debates and exhibitions also take place regularly.

Venue name: Violette & Co
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Address: 102 rue de Charonne
11e
Paris

Opening hours: Tue-Sat 11am-8.30pm, Sun 2pm-7pm
Transport: Métro : Charonne
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