Tag Archives: Bookselling

Graeme Roberts (only a death seems to prompt a post)

It’s a sad fact of life that you older you get, the less time you seem to have to cover all the tasks you set yourself. As a result this blog has been sadly neglected. This year I have allowed … Continue reading

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A cautionary tale…

You wouldn’t think that selling books would involve the loss of much blood but unless you keep your concentration, it can! The steri-strips came off today but you can still see the angle at which the steel rule was being … Continue reading

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Campaign for REAL Books

We are delighted to add our support to the Campaign for Real Books, an idea to help preserve the nature of the printed word. In recent years we have lost too many bookshops, both those selling new and secondhand books, … Continue reading

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Dunkirk anniversary

To coincide with the 70th anniversary of the evacuation of Dunkirk we have nearly 60 items containing accounts of the progress of the withdrawal or the experiences of the soldiers, sailors and airmen involved.

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Booksellers can sell via Amazon’s ‘Marketplace’. I don’t but many of my booksellling colleagues do and Amazon are currently doing themselves no favours by their latest action.

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