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Hospice Bookshop, Orange Grove, Johannesburg

Hospice Bookshop, Orange Grove, Johannesburg

Raleen Bagg who recently won the R200 book voucher for the 250-word writing exercise chose to spend it at the Hospice Book Shop in Johannesburg. Here is a Q&A with bookshop manager Pippa Hughes. Where are you situated? We are situated at Hospice Corner on the corner of Louis Botha and 9th street, Orange Grove.  We have a large and … Continue reading

Island Books, Mercer Island, Washington

Island Books, Mercer Island, Washington

By Richard Beynon My favourite bookstore in all the world is one I’ve only visited once – and am unlikely ever to visit again. The store in question is Island Books, on Mercer Island, Washington – and my experience is this. I am a keen student of teen literature. Some of the most authentic writing … Continue reading

Boekehuis

Boekehuis

by Heather Mason – an extract from her blog 2Summers A Day in the Life of a Quirky Melville Tourist 11:30 a.m.: Book-hunting There are a couple of musty used book shops along 7th St., as well as a nice book store down the road at Bamboo. But the best book-shopping experience in the area is … Continue reading

Book Lounge

We firmly believe that independent bookshops have an important place and a strong role to play in our society (and, as writers, in our hearts). Here is the first in a series of posts on our best-known and most loved independent shops. Please let us know if you have a favourite bookshop you would like … Continue reading