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The diary of a bookseller

The diary of a bookseller

Bythell, Shaun, author

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

CD, CD, Audiobook. English.
Published Rearsby: Clipper Audiobooks, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Shaun Bythell
ISBN: 1510084134, 9781510084131
Physical Description: 9 CDs (585 min.) : digital, stereo
Subject: Audiobooks.; Booksellers and bookselling Scotland Wigtown Diaries.; Bookstores Scotland Wigtown.; Industry.; Bythell, Shaun Diaries.