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Around the World July 2019

a few months ago

The Collectors Treasury, South Africa The Collectors Treasury is a bookstore in South Africa. It is known to be the biggest second-hand bookstore in the Southern hemisphere; but rest assured, the  Klass brothers  who have been running the store for over 40 years will be able to guide you through the 8 story emporium and locate […]

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Around the World June 2019

a few months ago

GAY’S THE WORD, UNITED KINGDOM As ebooks and other online sales providers push brick-and-mortar stores out of business, the LGBT community faces shut down of bookstores that also serve as gathering places. Gay’s The Word (London) remains open and provides a reminder to shop small. Independent bookstores do more than sell books, they champion authors and […]

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Around the World May 2019

6 months ago

HAY-ON-WYE, WALES Would you like to visit a small town that’s essentially a giant bookstore? Such a place sounds too amazing to exist but it actually does! The adorable village of Hay-on-Wye in Wales has been called a “book town” and is filled to the brim with novels of all kinds. Read more about this bookish town […]

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Around the Bookish World – April 2019

7 months ago

DAUNT BOOKS, LONDON, ENGLAND This month we invite you to visit Daunt Books. A trip to London just isn’t complete without a visit to this wonderful place. Read more about this special bookstore in the April 2019 issue of Curiositales magazine.Subscribe for free! If you would like to receive the magazine every month (for FREE!) , sign up […]

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Around the Bookish World -March 2019

8 months ago

City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, San Francisco, California City Lights Booksellers & Publishers has come a long way since it was established by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Peter D. Martin in 1953. Located in San Francisco, California, this independent bookstore was the first to have all paperback books in the United States. Read more about this special […]

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Around the Bookish World- February 2019

9 months ago

El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina.. The famous bookshop El Ateneo Grand Splendid. It’s situated at 1860 Santa Fe Avenue. In 2008 it was placed as the second most beautiful bookshop in the world.