Blog Posts tagged "hay-on-wye"

In the 1960s, Richard Booth had an idea: turn his small hometown of Hay-on-Wye in Wales into an international attraction by filling it with bookshops. (A bibliophile's dream!) He opened his first second-hand bookstore in an old movie house in 1961, and it was such a success that other residents took his lead and began opening their own shops. Over the years, when a business closed in Hay the space... [more]

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