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Robin Ince – An Obsessive’s Tour of the Bookshops of Britain

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Robin Ince


Sunday 5th March, 7pm

Cakes and Ale Cafe, Carlisle


Including the  book( rrp 16.99)

£16. 99 (also includes a drink)


Ticket only  £5 (including a drink)


Join Bookends for an evening with comedian, presenter and author Robin Ince as he discusses his new book Bibliomaniac, which describes his nationwide tour of bookshops and why he adores speaking to tiny bookish audiences as opposed to stadium shows!

In Autumn 2021, Robin Ince’s stadium tour with Professor Brian Cox was postponed due to the pandemic. Rather than do nothing, he decided instead to go on a tour of over a hundred bookshops in the UK, from Wigtown to Penzance; from Swansea to Margate.

Packed with witty anecdotes and tall tales, Bibliomaniac takes the reader on a journey across Britain as Robin explores his lifelong love of bookshops and books – and also tries to find out just why he can never have enough of them. It is the story of an addiction and a romance, and also of an occasional points failure just outside Oxenholme.





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Hardback; 144 x 244mm

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