News that wouldn't make Mona Lisa smile: the small French chain of stores selling new and used books has recently been placed in receivership. We're hoping for the best for this bookshop bearing the punny name--meaning Mona used to read.
un redressement judiciare: a receivership
la Joconde: Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Mona Lisa
lisait: the third person imperfect form of lire (to read)
une librairie: a bookshop
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