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Five Faves: In Praise of Bookshops

Last week, I retreated to Denmark, a town in Western Australia’s Great Southern region, with the hope of making progress on my current writing project. While I was there, the local bookshop hosted a wine and cheese night for visiting authors,  602 more words

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The London Review Bookshop

14 Bury Place
WC1A 2JL
020 7269 9030
http://www.londonreviewbookshop.co.uk
@LRBbookshop
Tottenham Court Road or Holborn LU
Open: Mon-Sat 10am-6.30pm, Sun 12noon-6pm

 

In 2003 the team behind the much esteemed literary publication, The London Review of Books, decided to open a bookshop. 369 more words

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GUEST POST: HOW MY BOOKSHOP DAY JOB HELPS MY WRITING

I’d like to thank Emily Paull for contributing this post about integrating her day job with writing. Emily is a writer, blogger and bookseller. By day she counts herself lucky to peddle books to the greater reading public, and at night she is working her way through YET ANOTHER draft of her novel, …

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Topping & Company Booksellers

So, two days after Kirkland Ciccone’s crazy bookshop tour, saw your Bookwitch in St Andrews, in the brand new branch of Topping & Company Booksellers (to call them by their long and proper name; from now on Topping’s). 369 more words

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Kirkie goes to St Andrews

At five past nine yesterday morning, Waterstones in St Andrews had still to discover what lay in store (pardon, that was a little wittier than intended). 420 more words

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With Age Comes Wisdom...

8-year-old kid: *points to top shelf* ‘Scuse me, can you get that book for me please?
Me: Sure!
8-year-old kid: How old are you?
Me: *reaching for book* How old do you think I am?

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On Sheriffmuir with Alex Nye

’twas a dark and stormy night.

Hang on, no it wasn’t! It was a dark and wet and windy November noon. I had sort of almost wished for snow. 455 more words

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