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  • n. Plural form of bookstall.


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  • We ate at some fine small cafes, we walked along the Seine, we even bought some prints at the bookstalls Jim Morrison posters are still very big, but, again, no moose T-shirt.

    Jim Calio: Looking For A Moose In Paris And London

  • It's the new genreAs the silly season approaches, I'm glad to report that there's a new genre creeping on to airport bookstalls.

    Might Ryu Murakami's switch to the iPad signal the beginning of the end for traditional publishers?

  • The hotel was close to the Seine, where Gregory loved to comb the bookstalls for tattered copies of his beloved Shelley and Keats.

    The Typewriter Is Holy

  • Meanwhile Rigg, Umbo, and Loaf became more familiar with the taverns, restaurants, galleries, shops, parks, bookstalls, libraries, and other recreations of O than any of them had wished.


  • But which is the lesser evil, until we are able to remoralise whole groups and classes of people, undoing the harm done when already weak restraints on strong instincts are further weakened by permissiveness in television, in films, on bookstalls?

    Howard Flight echoes Keith Joseph's 1974 warning that 'our human stock is threatened'

  • A booklover myself, I have haunted these bookstalls myself, and enjoyed reading about them.

    Bombay's Book Stores - Old and New

  • When publisher Victor Gollancz launched a cheap paperback imprint in the Thirties he spent an afternoon going round all the station bookstalls in London to discover the predominant colour used in print.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Yesterday, I had left a book in the mailbox at Sara's mother's (three doors down from me) that I'd found for her at the used-and-rare book fair that's going on right now on the Paseo de Recoletos (where they've constructed temporary little bookstalls).

    Breakfast in Bed

  • Before The Patchwork Mouse [NYR, April 15] came to the bookstalls, I swore a heavy oath never to display epistolary histrionics as a response to being savaged by a reviewer.


  • Copies may occasionally be found on the bookstalls.

    Saint Ronan's Well


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