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Exploring Edinburgh’s Bookshops: Lighthouse, a space for all your radical needs

You don’t even have to enter Lighthouse Bookshop to guess at its political leanings. A sign by the door declares that the shop is an “activist, intersectional, feminist, antiracist, LGBTQ community space”. The scattering of books in the windows cover topics from feminism to immigration to witchcraft (personally, I was most intrigued by a book […]

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Exploring Edinburgh’s Bookshops: Typewronger Books & Typewriters

Typewronger Books & Typewriters is a fairly new and independent bookshop which has opened shop last year in Haddington Place, Edinburgh. It is open from 11am to 9pm, Tuesday to Sunday. It also has an online shop, but the vibe inside this bookshop is so special, it is definitely worth visiting in person. Located right […]

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Exploring Edinburgh’s bookshops: Till’s

Till’s was opened in 1986 by Rick and Ann Till and is still managed by Rick today. The Canadian transplant boasts a huge selection of fiction and non-fiction, many of the books sporting charming discontinued covers. When the fire is lit on a winter’s day, it’s easy for a Till’s customer to imagine themselves in […]