bookshop bookshop  /ˈbʊk ˌʃɑp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a shop where books are sold

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Usage(s):

  1. Everything has a sustainable, recycled sense to it: In the bookshop there are donated books selling for 3 euros.
  2. Back then, the Cho family, struggled to eke out an existence on a small income from a second-hand bookshop and rented a bleak, two-room basement apartment in a Seoul neighborhood.
  3. It's Marx's Das Kapital, and dozens of copies of it are laid out in the bookshop in Trier's pedestrian-only town center.

News

  1. Café Music At Dolphin Announces Performers For June

    First Anniversary of Series Café Music, the Friday night music series at the Dolphin Bookshop, will showcase a diverse line up of new and returning musicians this month. The series began on Friday, June 7, with songwriters Nikki Talley and Rupert Wates, performing in Port Washington for the first time. Talley performs Americana and Folk music with her husband. Based in North Carolina, she was ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Port Washington News

  2. The Future Of Self-Publishing

    Bookshop at Minneapolis airport by brewbooks Last week I had an interesting chat on Twitter with Joe Abercrombie, Tom Standage, Damien Walter, and Sam Missingham about the problems with territory-by-territory releases, windowing and what a monumental amount of work self-publishing is. I suspect most people can agree that publishing books, and
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. In Washington Heights, a Bookstore That Knows How to Make the Show Go On

    The Word Up Community Bookshop was envisioned as a fleeting presence when it opened in Washington Heights in 2011. It has proved much more resilient.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. Evanna told the BBC: "Come to a bookshop on the 21 July and you will see another side of me. I will be jumping about! I get out of a course on Thursday night, go to a bookshop, queue all day Friday with my biggest Harry Potter fan friends, then read...
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: Evanna Lynch Source: Mirror.co.uk

  2. "I'm concerned that these books are readily available," Mr Trad said. "I don't know whether the bookshop owners are aware of what's inside these books but there should be a lot more vigilance ...... and they should be careful not to import...
    on Jul 17, 2005 By: Keysar Trad Source: The Age

  3. Booker-nominated novelist Sarah Waters said: "For me it's more than a bookshop. It was one of those places you went to when you first arrived in London; it had its noticeboard and it was a meeting place. It felt very empowering that it was here and...
    on Mar 21, 2007 By: Sarah Waters Source: guardian.co.uk

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