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Caledonia Books, Glasgow – Gallery

Caledonia Books is a secondhand bookshop in Glasgow that’s easy to find in an Internet search. It’s also easy to plan for visiting because it’s near a Subway – check out my old post about secondhand bookshops in the vicinity to see how to … Continue reading

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Thistle Books (and Alba Musick) in Glasgow: Gallery

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

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Merger Enhances Possibly the Largest Secondhand Bookshop in the UK

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

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Secondhand Bookshops in Stockbridge, Edinburgh

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

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Off to Edinburgh

Back in a week or so. Meantime, read my previous post about the city’s secondhand bookshops.

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Help Carlisle to Recover from the Floods by Buying Secondhand Books

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

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New Cafe in Bookcase, Carlisle

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

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