Small Plays About My Day

… tiny true dramas in a Charing Cross Road bookshop


Posted on | October 22, 2009 | No Comments

Japanese girl: Do you have the book called Hippy?
Emily: Called what sorry?
Japanese girl: Hippy
Emily: I don’t recognise the title – what kind of book is it?
Japanese girl: It’s about this big, and quite thick.


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  • "In a town like London there are always plenty of not quite certifiable lunatics walking the streets, and they tend to gravitate towards bookshops, because a bookshop is one of the few places where you can hang about for a long time without spending any money."
    George Orwell