"When we read, we start at the beginning and continue until we reach the end. When we write, we start in the middle and fight our way out." - Vickie Karp
Friday, 28 June 2013
Signing Books at The Book Barge
TOMORROW: Saturday 29th June, I'm going to be hanging out and signing books at The Book Barge in Lichfield. Yes, that's right: it's a bookshop on a boat! I'll be there 2pm-4pm with Sarah, who owns the Book Barge (and whose book 'The Bookshop That Floated Away' is out later this year). Come and say hello! It's a beautiful shop and you can find the boat at Barton Marina, Barton under Needwood, Staffordshire, DE13 8DZ.
Jen Campbell is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling 'Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops' series, and 'The Bookshop Book.' She's also an award-winning poet and short story writer. Her poetry collection 'The Hungry Ghost Festival' is published by The Rialto and she is currently writing a short story collection. She runs a Booktube channel over at youtube.com/jenvcampbell
OUT NOW (click for details) signed copies
From the oldest bookshop in the world, to the smallest you could imagine, The Bookshop Book examines the history of books, talks to authors about their favourite places, and looks at over three hundred weirdly wonderful bookshops across six continents (sadly, we’ve yet to build a bookshop down in the South Pole). The Bookshop Book is a love letter to bookshops all around the world.