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Excited for BookSale Tomorrow

After three days of holiday plus two days weekend, I’ll be going back to my boarding house tomorrow. I’m so excited because it means I could go to BookSale and of course, buy books. 37 more words

Book Buying

Buying Books

Now that I’ve discovered that my favorite bookstore actually has a branch just a few minutes walk away from our school and my boarding house, I’ve also started to develop a somehow alarming habit of going there everyday. 398 more words

Book Buying

A few of my favourite things: New York book haul

New York is most certainly the place to go for buying, as well as reading, wonderful books.

The books above were purchased from: The Strand bookshop, The Strand (pop up stalls near Central Park), Book Thug Nation and random stalls on Bedford Avenue (Brooklyn) at weekends and evenings. 545 more words

New York Reading

2 interactions with mom/daughter tag teams or bookkeeper house calls.

A part of our function of running a second hand bookstore is well, buying pre-loved books, if the quantity/description of the books is appealing, we make a house call. 1,009 more words

Independent Bookseller Rambling

Why Your Book Buyer Hates You

The following is a piece I wrote in 2010 for the Phoenix New Times about my experiences working as a used book buyer. It’s 50% useful advice, 50% spleen venting. 1,299 more words

Phoenix New Times

Second-hand books

Last week I bought a second-hand book in a second-hand bookshop. It cost me two pounds and ninety-nine pence.

I used to spend more time in second-hand bookshops than I care to remember. 337 more words

Know Cambridge

Stay with Me

Earlier this week I finished Maureen McCarthy’s latest novel, Stay with Me

Now this latest read has added to my question of how it is decided what audience a book is aimed at. 421 more words