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Hilarious, wry, and charming tales of bookselling in remotest Scotland

"Among the most irascible and amusing bookseller memoirs I've read." --Dwight Garner, New York Times

The funny and fascinating memoir of Bythell's experiences at the helm of The Bookshop, Scotland's largest second hand bookstore--and the delightfully unusual staff members, eccentric customers, odd townsfolk and surreal buying trips that make up his life there.



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Shaun Bythell

Shaun Bythell is the owner of The Bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland's National Book Town, and also one of the organisers of the Wigtown Festival. When not working amongst The Bookshop's mile of shelving, Shaun's hobbies include eavesdropping on customers, uploading book-themed re-workings of Sugarhill Gang songs to YouTube and shooting Amazon Kindles in the wild.



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