The Diary of a Bookseller

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 ...

The Diary of a Bookseller

The Diary of a Bookseller

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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The Diary of a Bookseller
Language: un
Pages: 310
Authors: Shaun Bythell
Categories: Booksellers and bookselling
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher:

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
The Diary of a Bookseller
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Shaun Bythell
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-28 - Publisher: Profile Books

Love, Nina meets Black Books: a wry and hilarious account of life in Scotland's biggest second-hand bookshop and the band of eccentrics and book-obsessives who work there 'The Diary Of A Bookseller is warm (unlike Bythell's freezing-cold shop) and funny, and deserves to become one of those bestsellers that irritate
Confessions of a Bookseller
Language: un
Pages: 336
Authors: Shaun Bythell
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher:

Shaun Bythell is the owner of The Bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland. With more than a mile of shelving, real log fires in the shop and the sea lapping nearby, the shop should be an idyll for bookworms.Unfortunately, Shaun also has to contend with bizarre requests from people who don't understand
The Bookseller
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Shaun Bythell
Categories: Bibliography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher:

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New York Times Saturday Review of Books and Art
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Shaun Bythell
Categories: Books
Type: BOOK - Published: 1944 - Publisher:

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