When in Vancouver, run to the coolest bookstore you can find and interview the owner. Such is the busman’s holiday I’ve recently been enjoying on a visit to Laura’s hometown. It also fits nicely into a new series we’ve been cooking up where we get to indulge our love of independent bookshops. First up is The Paperhound, owned by Kim Koch and Rod Clarke, which offers a fine selection of used and rare, new and notable books. Join me as I chat to Kim and learn about the joys of book collecting and the time she found a signed first edition of Borges’ Ficciones in a box of books left on the street. We’ll be pulling out some treasures from her shelves and chatting about life in the strange and wonderful world of used-books.
A Little Book of Pussy Cats by Louis Wain
Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein
Aphrodisiacs in your Garden by Charles Connell
Minor Detail by Adania Shibli
Orwell’s Roses by Rebecca Solnit
The Juniper Tree by Barbara Comyns
Still Life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins
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