Booksellers in England and Wales rejoice as doors are thrown open to customers

Booksellers in England and Wales rejoice as doors are thrown open to customers

Bookshops across England and Wales flung open their doors to an “amazing” first day’s trading after lockdown on Monday (12th April), reporting queues ahead of opening hours and consistent selling across all areas, with Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet (Tinder Press) flagged as a particularly hot title for customers. 

Booksellers have said they had seen familiar faces and welcomed new customers, with one saying it was “just like old times”.

Rebecca MacAlister, Blackwell’s Oxford area manager, said: “We have had an amazing day. From the moment we opened, our customers, both old and new, have been ...

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