Bookshops contend for Best Small Shop award

Four bookshops have made the shortlist for the Best Small Shops Competition.  Booka bookshop in Oswestry, Main Street Trading Company in St Boswells, the Book Nook in Hove and Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights in Bath (pictured) have all made the shortlist of the best 20 small shops in the UK.  The award is run by the All Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group and administered by the Independent Retailers Confederation. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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