Barter Books in Alnwick, Northumberland. One of the biggest second-hand book shops in Britain! Free tea and coffee next to a roaring fire plus a cafe further inside that serves food. Used to be an old railway station. Place to browse for old books :)
Shaun provides an inside look at the trials and tribulations of life in the book trade, from struggles with eccentric customers to wrangles with his own staff, who include the ski-suit-wearing, bin-foraging Nicky.
The legendary Shakespeare and Co Rue de la Bûcherie) is an independent English-language second-hand bookstore on the Left Bank. "Hotel Tumbleweeds" refers to the fact that they host writers to sleep in between the stacks in exchange for help around th