Liberia – 12 bookshops for 12 months – December

I only just managed to finish my 2018 project, having missed a few months in the middle of the year I had a crazy catch up in October. Then in November, I had to make another change to my plans, but in December, for the last stretch, I managed to get back on track. I …

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The Atlantis Bookshop – 12 bookshops for 12 months – October

This was my last bookshop on the crazy October bookshop-crawl. Atlantis is a very profiled bookshop, focusing on witchcraft and magic and all things esoteric. Not necessarily my cup of tea, but I found two books nonetheless. The store is small and packed full of books. Unfortunately, due to the limited space, almost all books …

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Bookmarks – 12 bookshops for 12 months – October

Bookmarks was the bookshop I had planned for October, unlike all the others I visited on that crazy Saturday. This is where I ended my tour, which after visiting four other bookshops did not stop me from buying more books. Bookmarks markets itself as a socialist bookshop and this definitely is a theme that is …

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Gay’s the Word – 12 bookshops for 12 months – October

Gay's the Word was my third stop in October bookshop-crawl, it was not a planned one either, it just happened to be on the way from Judd Books to Atlantis. It was definitely less crowded than Judd Books, more like Housmans, just with a different theme. The bookshelves again were beautifully curated, focusing on LGBTQ …

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Tattered Cover – Denver – 12 bookshops for 12 months

After a relatively calm and travel-free October, November saw me going to the US second time in my life and second time in three months. As this trip took away two out of four November weekends I was not sure if I'll have a chance to get to my planned bookshop: John Sandoe Books. As it …

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