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Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops - Jen Campbell
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
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'Can books conduct electricity?''My children are just climbing your bookshelves: that's ok... isn't it?' A John Cleese Twitter question ['What is your pet peeve?'], first sparked the "Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops" blog, which grew over three years into one bookseller's collection of... show more
'Can books conduct electricity?''My children are just climbing your bookshelves: that's ok... isn't it?' A John Cleese Twitter question ['What is your pet peeve?'], first sparked the "Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops" blog, which grew over three years into one bookseller's collection of ridiculous conversations on the shop floor.From 'Did Beatrix Potter ever write a book about dinosaurs?' to the hunt for a paperback which could forecast the next year's weather; and from 'I've forgotten my glasses, please read me the first chapter' to 'Excuse me... is this book edible?'This full-length collection illustrated by the Brothers McLeod also includes top 'Weird Things' from bookshops around the world.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781780335148 (1780335148)
Publisher: Robinson
Pages no: 300
Edition language: English
Series: Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops (#1)
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it
3.0 Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops by Jen Campbell
Short, cute and entertaining, though it did make me wonder about people...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
I was looking for something to read last night after finishing Notes from a Public Typewriter and found this in my stacks. I have no recollection of buying it. In fact, not only was I prepared to swear I didn't have it, I actually did say, not 48 hours ago, that I didn't have a copy. Excellent or...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
As much as I may like books, the (very romantcised) idea of working in a bookshop has never appealed to me, ... because the thought (based on my memory) of having to deal with the general public is enough to cure any illusion one may have about being surrounded by books and readers all day. And wh...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
4.0 It's a book with a blue cover and it starts with 'the'. Do you know which one I mean?
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookstores by Jen Campbell is very reminiscent of I Work in a Public Library which I reviewed early last year. Both books include true stories of interactions and incidents that occurred in places which feature books as the main attraction. Jen's book talks about people...
Worlds Inside Books
Worlds Inside Books rated it
3.0 Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
3,5 stars.Funny book that had me laughing a lot. However, I don't recommend reading it in only in one day, as I got a bit too tired of all the jokes by the time I reached the end of the book.It made me wonder if some people leave their brains at home before they leavin in the mornings.
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