Tag Archives: Bookshops

Welcome to Wigtown

Located in beautiful Dumfries and Galloway, Wigtown is Scotland’s National Book Town. Often overshadowed by Hay-on-Wye, south-west Scotland’s own has always tried harder. Now, Wigtown has come up with the “Open Book” project, which will offer bibliophiles and other creative types … Continue reading

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Word on the Water

Word on the Water is London’s only floating bookshop. The quirky secondhand store has been popping up on London canals for almost three years and is currently moored outside of Paddington Station. The resident owner, Paddy Creech, not only sells … Continue reading

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The Bookshop Band

Today marks the end of Independent Booksellers Week in the UK. To celebrate their love of indie bookshops, the “Bookshop Band” composed and recorded “A Shop With Books In It’ and toured England for three weeks performing at indie bookstores.

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Bookstore Tourism

The following post was written by Larry Portzline, author of Bookstore Tourism: The Book Addict’s Guide To Planning & Promoting Bookstore Road Trips for Bibliophiles & Other Bookshop Junkies. My goal when I started the Bookstore Tourism “movement” was to … Continue reading

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