Obituary: Philip Joseph 1922-2015

It was standing room only at Golders Green Crematorium on Sunday (1st November) as family and friends from the many walks of his long life gathered to bid farewell to Philip Joseph, founder of Exclusive Books in South Africa and Books etc, a chain which enlivened London’s high streets before Waterstones opened its first stores. The service was led by Rabbi Thomas Salamon, of the liberal Westminster Synagogue, who noted that Philip would be distressed to see “there aren’t enough books for everyone”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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