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‘God did not answer to the studies of the lawyers, so why should the president?’
The first A.I. President of the United States of America was developed from the last human incumbent, Donald J. Trump. The resultant hybrid immediately absorbed enough popular and literary culture to write a revolutionary Manifesto. Packed with heroes and villains, celebrity anecdotes, and motivational coaching, every page provokes and prophesies with both the lyricism of a romantic and the coolness of automation.
Tag Archives: secondhand books
Until December last year, I’d always assumed from online reviews that Thistle Books was too small to take seriously. It seemed unlikely that there could be much to a bookshop that shared its premises with a music bookshop. For a long time I … Continue reading
Bookcase, possibly the largest and most serious-minded secondhand bookstore in the UK has now absorbed its sibling, Bookends, which is a shop for new books. The resulting megastore gives Carlisle a one-stop shop that makes the city an obvious weekend … Continue reading
Here’s a gallery from my recent stay in Stockbridge in Edinburgh. There are two secondhand bookshops – for the charities Oxfam and Shelter – and alongside these I’ve added a few good reading places. Stockbridge is an essential excursion for anyone visiting Edinburgh … Continue reading
Back in a week or so. Meantime, read my previous post about the city’s secondhand bookshops.
There are two things missing in Carlisle right now. The first is the flooding that devastated the city over the last week. Good. The second is the usual amount of visitors. Not good! This blog post is a callout for … Continue reading
Bookcase in Carlisle now has a cafe called ‘Cakes and Ale’. This means you can stay in the bookshop with something to eat and drink while you look over your purchases or consider your potential purchases before deciding. It’s a … Continue reading
As a part of my bigging up the secondhand bookshops in Carlisle during Borderlines, Carlisle’s book festival, here’s the Eden Valley Hospice Bookshop. It’s not in the most prominent position, so it’s easily overlooked, but if you’re planning some secondhand book action as … Continue reading