They call them stacks for a reason!

Comments (8)
  1. prying1 says:

    What is so amazing about that place? My house would be the same way except I’m married and my wife won’t let me.

    Actually, I’d be worried about someone getting hurt. Hopefully people don’t clomp through the store like a bull elephant.

  2. Bruce K. Hollingdrake says:

    Hi Paul, thanks for the comment, appreciate you dropping by.

  3. I think I’d feel a little bit intimidated by a book shop set up that way. :O I wouldn’t know how to get at the books I was interested in. And how would I browse? Still, it’s a novel setup and look.

  4. Man i’m not sure i’ve ever seen a stack of books like that in my life. Now what would happen if the book you were looking for was at the bottom?

  5. prying1 says:

    A few choices that I can see.

    1.) Call for help (not as much fun)
    2.) Pull off the top books and search for a place to set them. (even less fun)
    2.) Ask a friend (or innocent bystander) to lean against the top books holding them against the stack behind. Shout, “Abbra Ka Dabbra!”, yank and hope your magician training with the tablecloth and glasses still works. (you did try this as a kid right?)
    3.) Say, “To heck with it!”, create an avalanche and make the staff wish you had asked for help.

    Whichever way you choose you might want to think twice if it is a book you ‘really want’.

    I’ve got to wonder how many “Welcome to the Monkey House” first editions there are in that place?

    Are they all on the bottom?

  6. Shane G says:

    I just can’t figure out how a store like that can keep steady sales… I don’t know how long I could risk death to find a book!

  7. OK, this is a death trap. There’s no way I’m walking into a bookstore that looks like this. Besides, I like to take a book in my hands and flip through it before I buy it. And I would never pick up a book in this store.

  8. David Wise says:

    There is bookshop like that in London too. Near the Elephant & Castle station

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