AUTHORS – Are there any Bookshops near you that have had flood damage, especially the small Independent Stores?
Could you donate your books to them?
See the links given by Judith in her post.
When I saw on television the damage that the floods have caused over the last few weeks I realised how lucky we’ve been in this part of Pembrokeshire. There have been some heartbreaking images and stories of people being forced out of their homes, of businesses, livelihoods being lost. But, recently, it was one photograph in a newspaper that stayed with me.
It was in an article in The Guardian under the headlines “Leading authors join drive to help flood-hit Yorkshire bookshop.” Well known authors were being asked to donate their books for auction to raise funds for a local independent book shop, The Book Case in Hebden Bridge which, before the floods looked like this:
I love Yorkshire; I originally came from a village there. We’ve had many holidays walking in the Yorkshire Dales. Hebden Bridge is a town we’ve visited .I couldn’t get the image of that shop and…
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