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1781258635
The diary of a bookseller
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Author: Bythell, Shaun
Publication year: 2018
Media class: Paperback
Genre: Booksellers and bookselling Bookstores
Classification: 381.45
Publisher: Profile Books, 2018
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781781258637
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Originally published: 2017
Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in a beautiful, rural town by the edge of the sea. A book-lover's paradise? Well, almost! In these wry and hilarious diaries, Shaun provides an inside look at the trials and tribulations of life in the book trade, from struggles with eccentric customers to wrangles with his own staff, who include the ski-suit-wearing, bin-foraging Nicky. He takes us with him on buying trips to old estates and auction houses, recommends books (both lost classics and new discoveries), introduces us to the thrill of the unexpected find, and evokes the rhythms and charms of small-town life, always with a sharp and sympathetic eye.
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This is great fun and a real good no stress read. The slow book movement starts here.
05/09/19
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