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1781258635
The diary of a bookseller, Shaun Bythell
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Author: Bythell, Shaun
Publication year: 2018
Language: English
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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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Hardback:The diary of a bookseller:2017
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London, Profile Books, 2018
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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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Bedford
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The diary of a bookseller
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Large print:Confessions of a bookseller:2020:Large print ed.
Author: Bythell, Shaun
Year 2020
Language: English
Media class: Large print
Edition: Large print ed.
Publisher: Thorpe
Resource type: Physical
456p ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1781258627
Hardback:The diary of a bookseller:2017
Author: Bythell, Shaun
Year 2017
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Profile Books
Resource type: Physical
320 pages ; 22 cm (hbk)
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A delightful book written sparingly in the style of a diary entry but communicating so much about th
21/01/20
steamship
East Riding
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Hardback:Confessions of a bookseller:2019
Author: Bythell, Shaun, author.
Year 2019
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Profile Books
Resource type: Physical
328 pages ; 23 cm
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I'd love to work for Bythell. He gets away with being curmudgeonly in a way we'd sometimes love to a
10/06/20
helenearl
Bedford
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