Offering more than 300 titles covering the history and culture of Lincolnshire, the web based bookseller Kay Books is about to celebrate 10 years of selling local history across the globe – but the roots of the business within the county reach back over 40 years.
In February this year The Times reported on a manuscript that had been received unexpectedly by the publishing firm Hodder and Stoughton. The sender of the brown paper package was ninety-year-old Frank White, a Marshchapel based writer whose previous novel for the Hodder imprint had appeared fifty-three years previously.
This month Independent Bookshop Week will underline the continuing passion among the nation’s readers for local booksellers with a difference. Lindum Books in Lincoln’s Bailgate is certainly proving itself, with recent recognition in the British Book Awards.