Weee! Used books! In a basement! For sale! Welcome to an excerpt from Sarah O's childhood!
Seriously though, I was a nerd as a child (fine....still a self-proclaimed nerd...but it's in style now so it's all cool) and read books like nobody's business. When moving across the pond, I had to leave most of mine at my Dad's (undoubtedly they got tossed in the dumpster the moment the car left) but...more
A first edition, first printing in 1906, of Rudyard Kipling's Puck of Pook's Hill for ten pounds??? amazing...
after spending an afternoon in this glorious little heaven, the thought of having to return a city where the only bookstore option in my city consist of Barnes & Nobles, I felt terribly heartbroken.more
Skoob Books is a second hand bookstore...and books are still my number one passion ...despite the advent of the iPad (the next version of which I am assured will have wings).
Skoob Books is not your typical book store.
Here you will find musty dusty second hand books which are a pleasure to hold...flick through and feel the cool old course paper between your fingers....open.... and finally...more
Skoob Books is located on the backside (northern side) of the Brunswick Centre, to the side of the secondary entrance to Waitrose. It's a bit tucked away and therefore overlooked, but it offers a good selection of used titles of all kinds.
Once you walk in the door, you walk down a flight of stairs to the basement (there's also a lift), and the shop opens up. Entire bookshelves at the...more
Now this is more like it! Skoob is what a book store should be.
This store is filled of used books and used books alone..the best kind.
They have a great section of books about alternative sexuality, sociology and all around an interesting cocktail of books. You'll find whatever you didn't know you wanted here!
This store is all spread out on one lower level of great books, on shelves...more