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Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)13:00 UTC+1 No.5077291 Report

what are the best bookshops at Manchester?
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)13:20 UTC+1 No.5077331 Report

hi i am from Manchester uk
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)13:22 UTC+1 No.5077336 Report

are you qt grills
pls be in london
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)13:24 UTC+1 No.5077343 Report

no i am a qt male
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)13:25 UTC+1 No.5077347 Report

even better
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)13:30 UTC+1 No.5077355 Report

Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)13:32 UTC+1 No.5077356 Report

please be in manchester
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)13:32 UTC+1 No.5077359 Report

i am but i buy books online, sorry m8
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)14:25 UTC+1 No.5077475 Report

Oxfam Emporium on Oldham Street is good.

Empire Exchange near Piccadilly has plenty of second-hand books and other old tat.

There's a great second-hand book on Shudehill around the back of the Arndale called Paramount Books. They have a lot of rare books there and the owner has a prosthetic hand. It's only open three days a week though, I think. I know it's open on Fridays.

There's usually a second-hand bookstall floating round MMU students union area. Sometimes it's near the Piccadilly Station approach instead - usually in summer when the students have gone home.

Obviously you also have Waterstones, Blackwell's etc. and the City Library.

Hope this helps.
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)20:13 UTC+1 No.5078319 Report

I just remembered that actually he has two prosthetic hands, or at least I seem to remember him struggling to scoop up my change in such a way that suggested that they were both prosthetic. They are beigey plasticy things
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)20:39 UTC+1 No.5078376 Report

If you live in South Manchester there's a great little place in Didsbury. Address is 47 Barlow Moor Road, there's a cafe at the front which you walk through to get to the bookshop. Pic related

>Paramount Books. They have a lot of rare books there and the owner has a prosthetic hand
I never noticed he has a prosthetic hand. Nice guy, he always gives me a piece of fruit when I buy something.
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)20:44 UTC+1 No.5078386 Report

Forgot to mention - the cafe at the front is called The Art Of Tea, the bookshop itself is called Didsbury Village Bookshop.
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)20:59 UTC+1 No.5078418 Report

If you're heading that way, Chorlton has a lot of Chairty shops including an Oxfam Books where I get old issues of National Geographic from. You can also get old NG from Paramount Books but they're a bit more expensive.

Yes he's a nice fellow, grey curly hair yes? He definitely has plastic hands, my old flatmate first noticed it and then I couldn't help but see it when he awkwardly tried to scoop up some coins for me one time.

I also saw him reading a book to his little daughter(?) on the sofa by the window once, she turned the pages for him. It was quite sweet.
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)21:00 UTC+1 No.5078421 Report


the fuck
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)21:06 UTC+1 No.5078443 Report

I live out in Bramhall. Whilst the city centre is a short train-ride away, and I can get to Cheadle / Didsbury fairly easily by bus, Chorlton is a pain in the ass for me to get to.

Talking of Bramhall, our Oxfam occasionally has goldmines. Got a Folio Society 2-book hardcover of The Greek Myths for £8, hardcover faux-leather War and Peace 3-book set for £6. Both look like they've never been read.

I saw a kid in Paramount before but thought it was a fairly androgynous boy with long hair, aged 11ish? I swear it was a schoolday but he was quietly flitting around - sitting in the window and reading, quietly scampering off to get a drink, wandering over to have quiet chats with his dad, going and reading in a different chair. Seemed like a pretty cool environment to grow up in.
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)21:18 UTC+1 No.5078474 Report

I've spent some time in Bramhall before, though never had time to check the shops. Quite posh isn't it? I see a house on one of the residential roads with these great big fake castle towers at the end of the driveway.

I knew girl from there once upon a time, Jess, she had huge tits. Lovely girl. Not sure what she's up to these days.
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)21:22 UTC+1 No.5078486 Report

Yeah living with my parents to save money. Half of it is really posh, half of it is more normal (but still almost exclusively middle-class)

Looking to move into Withington to be a bit closer to town and live in a younger, more lively environment
Anonymous 06/30/14(Mon)21:34 UTC+1 No.5078523 Report

I used to live in Withington, on the high street opposite the library. It's great, not as full-on studenty as Fallowfield but still youthful. Indigo and Fuel are just as good as any bar in the Northern Quarter if you like alternative watering holes.
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