Martin Latham: BIF Digital

Tue 3 August 2021

Martin Latham: BIF Digital Festival 2021

Online version via pay per view – available to watch until 31 October 2021 

The Bookseller’s Tale

Part cultural history, part literary love letter and part reluctant memoir, this is the story of our love affair with books, whether we arrange them on our shelves, inhale their smell, scrawl in their margins or just curl up with them in bed. Taking us on a journey through comfort reads, street book stalls, mythical libraries, itinerant pedlars, radical pamphleteers, extraordinary bookshop customers and fanatical collectors, Canterbury bookseller Martin Latham – proud to be responsible for the biggest petty cash claim in Waterstone’s history – uncovers the curious history of our book obsession.

Buy The Bookseller’s Tale from Waterstones.