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Waterstones Deansgate Manchester

Waterstones Deansgate Manchester

Celebrating 25 years of selling books in the heart of Manchester. We're besotted with them, and we know you are too.

Graphic Design Before Graphic Designers: The Printer as Designer and Craftsman 1700-1914, by David Jury, is published today by Thames & Hudson.

Arnold Newman's Masterclass (Thames & Hudson) - a great score for one discerning customer today from our revamped photography section

Biblioclasm The practice of destroying, often ceremoniously, books or other written material and media. ~ books are hard to get rid of - maybe that's why this word is so rare...

Vonnegut Summer - which author will you dedicate your summer to? Lovely blog post

Mark Twain's cats "Fast Asleep" photo by Elmira photographer Elisha M. VanAken, 1887

1940. U.K. A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop following an air raid on October 8, 1940.

"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read" - Groucho Marx

In 'Diamond Street', Rachel Lichtenstein investigates the mysterious and secretive world of London's Hatton Garden.

...and The Quantum Universe by Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw - #brainybk

Our next #brainybk is a double whammy: The Magic of Reality by Richard Dawkins...

Alan Turing and Life’s Enigma is on at Manchester Museum  until 18th November 2012. Entry is free.

Alan Turing Centenary Conference in Manchester, UK on 22-25 June 2012

50 years of A Clockwork Orange - the cult classic by Anthony Burgess, published in 1962, filmed by Stanley Kubrick in 1971.

Ray Bradbury's FAHRENHEIT 451 Book Covers, from 1953 to the present.

RIP Ray Bradbury, one of the great ones. We’re even more convinced after watching this 1963 television documentary, “The Story of a Writer,” which the Library for the Performing Arts has on 16mm.