Category Archives: Bookstore Tourism

How A Bookshop Cat Copes

 

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How Bookstores Will Re-Open

 

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The Expurgated Version

It may not be politically correct to profess admiration for the comedic genius of John Cleese these days, but I for one still find his work to be side-splitingly hilarious. I was surprised to recently learn that Cleese’s own favorite … Continue reading

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Goin’ Mobile beep, beep

If you land on TBTP on a regular basis, you know how I feel about bookmobiles, traveling libraries, and itinerant bookstores. So, you won’t be surprised by these two stories about mobile booksellers from opposite sides of the globe. I … Continue reading

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Super Books

This Sunday, millions of people in the U.S. and around the world tuned in to watch the annual Super Bowl. Each year, a large percentage of the viewers watch just to see the often clever and funny commercials. On his … Continue reading

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A Reading List For Bookshop Lovers

I strongly suspect that most visitors to Travel Between The Pages are also the types of folks who love to spend time in bookshops. During these trying times, most of us are probably longing to hang out and browse our … Continue reading

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more like dreams spoken aloud

The Last Bookshop is a bittersweet short film by Richard Dadd and Dan Fryer, which imagines the story of very last bookstore in the world.

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The Person of the Year

The book trade magazine Publishers Weekly has named the “Book Business Worker” as person of the year. The wonderful graphic above illustrates just some of the multitudes who keep publishing and bookselling going even in the midst of a world-wide pandemic. You … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

 

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Bookstore Tourism: World’s Oldest Bookshop

Although I have only visited Lisbon once, I had the serendipitous experience of staying in the Chiado district which is home to some of the city’s best cultural attractions, cafés, and the world’s oldest continuously operated bookstore. Livraria Bertrand, which … Continue reading

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