The Diary of a Bookseller

Author(s): Shaun Bythell

Biography / Memoir | Non-Fiction - Recent arrivals

Hilarious, wry, and charming, Shaun Bythell's tales of bookselling in remotest Scotland are sure to delight readers of all stripes.


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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Love, Nina meets Black Books: a wry and hilarious account of life in Scotland's biggest second-hand bookshop and the band of eccentrics and book-obsessives who work there

Funny and fascinating in equal measure - a must for all those of us who haunt the sepulchres where old books are laid to rest. * Anthony McGowan *

Shaun Bythell is the owner of The Bookshop in Wigtown, and also one of the organisers of the Wigtown Festival.

General Fields

  • : 9781781258620
  • : Profile Books Ltd
  • : Profile Books Ltd
  • : June 2017
  • : 216mm X 135mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Shaun Bythell
  • : Hardback
  • : 1117
  • : English
  • : 070.5092
  • : 320
  • : Integrated black and white photographs