About

The bookish monkey is a small bronze statuette of a monkey reading a book, purchased from a shop in Rennes a few years ago. He sits on my desk in front of my computer monitor, and reminds me periodically that I could be actually reading a book instead of editing this blog.

I’m a bookseller in Manchester in the north-west of England. Any views expressed here are personal to me and do not represent those of my employer.

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3 Responses to “About”

  1. 1 Pete Law

    Dear Bookish Monkey,

    Thankyou for mentioning the ‘Fiction in Translation’ night I’ve organised at Waterstone’s Hampstead.

    I mentioned your blog to Dalkey Archive and they love it.

    Much appreciated,
    Pete Law

  2. 2 Dave

    Aw shucks. That’s very kind of you, Pete. Would you please tell Dalkey Archive that I love them too? Good luck with the event, as well.

    Dave Lovely

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