Amazon Can’t Replace This (2)

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Situated in a wonderful old Victorian railway station in England’s Northumberland, Barter Books has been delighting bibliophiles since 1991. Counterbalancing the doomsayers in the era of the supposed death of printed books, Barter Books carries on. In fact, owners Mary and Stewart Manley were the ones who rediscovered the World War II era motto “Keep Calm and Carry On” and reintroduced the maxim to the world.

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If you can’t get to historic Alnwick to visit Barter Books, at least you can vicariously browse through this little film.

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