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Bookshop visits

I went on a pretty epic trip in October that involved Croatia, Czech Republic and Israel. Being a nerd

Prague: Globe Bookstore

This is the largest English bookshop in Prague. 540 more words

Review: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
By Gabrielle Zevin
Algonquin Books, 9781616204518, December 2014, 288pp.

The Short of It:

A sweet, feel-good story that includes lots of literary references for your bookish self. 286 more words

Book Review

Re-reading a favourite

At this time of year, re-reading books seems like a good idea, revisiting things you have read before… I don’t know why, I guess it’s comfortable and familiar, and yet new things are always found… We haven’t had snow, just lots and lots of rain, which is much more miserable… 469 more words


Day Ninety to Day Ninety-Two - London to NYC

Well, here it is, my last post for this trip. It’s a very bittersweet moment, just because I’m sad this trip is ending, but I am ready to go home. 805 more words

Solo Travel

The Mysterious

As everyone knows, there are few greater things in life than spending time in a good bookshop. And whilst I’m a huge fan of Waterstones, and very happy that they are… 663 more words

Elmore Leonard

On the sixth day of Christmas, the SWC gave to me...

…Six literary Instagram accounts

If you’re a fan of beautiful books and aesthetically pleasing photos, then look no further than #bookstagram. This Instagram phenomenon – which boasts nearly 16 million photos attached to its hashtag – is a celebration of literature in all its forms and a reminder that the so-called convenience of e-books and Kindles will never drive physical books out of business. 530 more words