Monthly Archives: February 2012

Flying Leap

As it’s a Leap Day today, we’ve been inviting customers to venture out of their comfort zones, and read a book they wouldn’t normally pick up. Obviously we believe that every book in the shop is worth a second glance, but sometimes everyone needs a bit of persuading. So, if you wouldn’t normally read a […]

Great Scott

With the weather outside looking positively polar, we’re marking the centenary of Scott’s fatal expedition to the Antarctic, with a small display of appropriate books. Beryl Bainbridge’s The Birthday Boys, first published in 1991, is a particularly interesting version of events, though fictional. It tells the tale from the point of view of each of […]