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Changing face of Charing Cross Road’s bookshops

The Guardian has an interactive look at the bookshops on Charing Cross Road. Barry Clarke of Any Amount of Books, a tremendous secondhand bookseller and Abe seller, is interviewed and there are also some wonderful old photographs of bookstores from the past.

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Bastards with bookshops

Our friends at Bookride – a most excellent blog – have some interesting tales from the secondhand booktrade. I love this comment….. I used to work at a used book store. One day a group of bus tourists came in, each one asking if I could do any better on the price. When the last […]

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