That's the title—somewhat overstated, but effective at grabbing the reader's attention—of a recent Guardian essay by Rick Gekoski. He mentions a post by Sarah Crown presenting the "most beautiful" bookshops she knows, then continues:Such a shop is intended to offer an experience so thoroughgoing it might be described as organic, in which the environment is as booky as the books, and one is comprehensively immersed in the pleasures of being and reading.
Continuing our amble round London's independent bookshops Coincidences are funny, aren't they? Last Wednesday, Londonist reader Jill Butcher emailed to tip us the wink about the London Review Bookshop, and would you believe... Read Post
Laughing to keep from crying. Sarah Silverman rocks: Comedian and TV actress Sarah Silverman is set to thump Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry with a provocatively titled live comedy show in his home state. Silverman is m... Read Post