30 BOOKSHOPS TO VISIT BEFORE YOU REACH THE END

24 BOOKSHOPS TO VISIT BEFORE YOU REACH THE END

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG 27th August 2019

I saw this list as I trawled the net the other day.  My dream would be to visit all these bookstores and then write a book about my travels.  Sadly I have no way of funding it. But I can dream

1              Shakespeare and Company, Paris,                                  France

2              Livraria Lello, Porto,                                                           Portugal

3              Waterstones, Bradford, England,                                     UK

4              Atlantis Books, Santorini,                                                  Greece

5              Powell’s Books, Portland, Oregon,                                    USA

6              Libreria Acqua Alta, Venice,                                             Italy

7              Livraria Ler Devagar, Lisbon,                                           Portugal

8              Bart’s Books, Ojai, California,                                          USA

9              El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires,                       Argentina

10           Daunt Books, London, England,                                      UK

11           Boekhandel Dominicanen, Maastricht,                          Netherlands

12           Carturesti Carusel, Bucharest,                                          Romania

13           The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, California,               USA

14           Hatchards, London, England,                                           UK

15           Cafebrería El Péndulo, Mexico City,                               Mexico

16           Les Bouquinistes, Paris,                                                      France

17           Akateeminen Kirjakauppa, Helsinki,                              Finland

18           Brattle Book Shop, Boston, Massachusetts,                  USA

19           Leakey’s Bookshop, Inverness, Scotland,                      UK

20           House of Books, Saint Petersburg,                                   Russia

21           Librairie Avant-Garde, Nanjing,                                       China

22           Word on the Water, London, England,                           UK

23           Strand Bookstore, New York City, New York,               USA

24           Zhongshuge Bookstore, Chongqing,                                China

…and some  I added myself which are all UK based:

25           Bookcase at Lowdham

26           Scriveners in Buxton, Derbyshire

27          Barter Books, Alnwick Station, Northumberland

28          Hassopo Station Book Shop

29           Padstow Bookseller

30          St Ives Bookseller

House of Books, Saint Petersburg,                                   Russia

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

In his job my dad’s never lost a case. That makes him Gatwick’s top baggage handler.Glenn Moore

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…browsing in a brilliant bookshop

 GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

In his job my dad’s never lost a case. That makes him Gatwick’s top baggage handler. – Glenn Moore

LOVE IS…

Love is…paying each other compliments

TRACK OF THE DAY

ME – TAYLOR SWIFT FT BRENDON URIE

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WHAT DAY IS IT?

Tuesday 27th August 2019

The International Bat Night

The Duchess Who Wasn’t Day

Tug of War Day

Banana Lovers Day

 

 

 

 

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