No report on the very enjoyable Bodies in the Bookshop day here, because it's over at the Mystery People website, complete with photos. Incidentally, what an august venue the Cambridge Union is! And how glad and guilty I felt to be there, while only fifty miles away, tougher members of the Historical Writers' Association were … Continue reading Postmortem on Bodies
A few changes to the programme for Bodies in the Bookshop, so here's the official email, hot off the internet this morning - Bodies in the Bookshop 2012 Saturday 14th July from 10am The Cambridge Union Society, 9A Bridge Street Cambridge CB2 1UB (link to: http://www.cus.org/about/where-find-us) Join us in the Cambridge Union for our biggest … Continue reading Reshuffling the Bodies
They've already demonstrated how a huge number of crime readers and writers can cram themselves into one shop on a summer evening. Now the organisers of the annual 'Bodies in the Bookshop' extravangza have decided it's time for a new challenge. On Saturday 14 July they'll be showing us all how to move a whole … Continue reading Bodies – Beyond The Bookshop
Above is one of the largest and loveliest of all the books here at Downie Towers. Apart from a brief trip to the radiator to have its photo taken, it lives on the floor. It's too big and heavy to go anywhere else. However - if the property gods are kind (and here in the … Continue reading Portrait of the writer wondering where to put her books
Thanks to Rob Low over at the HWA forum for recommending this one.
...is the annual attempt by the staff of Heffers in Cambridge to see how many crime readers and writers can be crammed into one shop before everyone passes out for lack of oxygen. Tuesday was the 21st anniversary of this delightful event, so naturally there was cake. The chap wielding the knife here is Heffers' … Continue reading Bodies in the Bookshop