The Fine Art of Bookselling

Christina James is a crime thriller writer of the literary variety. Her novel In the Family was published in November 2012 and her next DI Yates novel is due to be released in June 2013. She has written a guest blog post today on her experiences as a bookseller. Thank you, Christina.        … Continue reading The Fine Art of Bookselling

30 Amazing Libraries and Bookshelves

1. The McAllen Public Library Source: mcallen.smugmug.com 2. The Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice: Source: pixmule.com 3. This cozy reading nook: Source: dosedeilusao.wordpress.com 4. This person's amazing home library: Source: enochliew 5. Shakespeare and Company in Paris: Source: urbanfragment.wordpress.com 6. House on the Rock in Wisconsin: Source: thefabweb.com 7. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale: Source: nedhardy.com 8. The reading room at the New York Public Library: Source: imgur.com … Continue reading 30 Amazing Libraries and Bookshelves

20 of the Most Beautiful Bookshops in the World

A gorgeous converted Dominican church gives the power of reading its due diligence. Selexyz Bookstore, Maastricht, Holland Modern design at its finest in a store full of art books. The Bookàbar Bookshop, Rome, Italy We love the stairs as reading and display area, the wall-to-wall bookshelves, and the simple, clean design. Plural Bookshop, Bratislava, Slovakia This divine neo-gothic … Continue reading 20 of the Most Beautiful Bookshops in the World