Bookshop @ 103 Gloucester Rd, Bristol

What happens to excess stock?

What happens to excess stock?

Most posts on this website tend to be about selling books but what about the books we don’t sell? Following a post last year about what happens when a book is recycled, I thought I’d tell you a  bit more about the fate of the unwanted books. When donations come in to the shop they are […]

The Bits in Books

The Bits in Books

A rare Titanic postcard turned up in the shop recently and raised £238.61 for Amnesty. Searching through the donations that come into the bookshop is often a delight. We get all sorts of books from brand new paperback fiction to antique tomes with gilded spines.   There is also a glimpse into people’s lives. Bookmarks, […]

Books Donated to Detainees

Books Donated to Detainees

Books for Amnesty was recently one of two charities to have donated hundreds of books for detainees in police custody. The donation follows a request by Sergeant Jon Hill who works in the Criminal Justice Department and is part of a police drive to ensure more reading material is available to prisoners. This is part […]