What were you reading in November 1998?

November 8, 2018

November 1998
The window display of the Bookstore in Bury Street, Abingdon has a big twenty because The Bookstore first opened in November 1998.

As always the Bookstore has a display of the latest range of books and cards to attract you inside.
November 1998
As well as books, maps, children’s books, gifts and jigsaws, and cards, there are Abingdon Christmas Cards.
November 1998
What were you reading in November 1998, when the Bookstore first opened?

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5 Comments Leave a Comment

  • 1. ppjs  |  November 8, 2018 at 6:06 am

    Congratulations to the Bookstore; it is an excellent shop. Thirty years ago I was reading for my PhD (my midlife crisis). Twenty years ago I was reading Italian grammar books, trying to acquire another language.
    Now I’m reading John Grisham, Lee Child, Michael Connelly and Allan Mallinson…

  • 2. Daniel  |  November 8, 2018 at 9:43 am

    A veritable stalwart of Street street; and shows what Abingdon can be!

    On another hijacking issue …. Does anyone know what time Saturdays bun throw is!!??

  • 3. ppjs  |  November 8, 2018 at 11:02 am

    Bun throwing: 2pm.

  • 4. R.  |  November 9, 2018 at 8:56 am

    Congratulations to The Bookstore. It’s a wonderful shop and a real asset to our town.

  • 5. Jessica Rabbit  |  November 9, 2018 at 10:00 am

    I remember opening this store and several others that year, also opening nursery groups and welcoming pasters.

    I think this store and Dunmore nursery group are the only 2 things that are still here.

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