The Albion Beatnik Bookstore website (or how to change a light bulb in a tight space on a ladder)

The web page of the Albion Beatnik Bookstore, based once in Oxford, then Sibiu, always neo-bankrupt, now closed for business: atavistic and very analogue, its musings and misspells on books and stuff.

Town and Gown Riots

The St Scholastica Day riot of 10 February 1355 is the first of many clashes between the locals of Oxford (town) and students of the university (gown).

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Published on 20th January 2019 at 500 × 291 in Town and Gown Riots


Bernard O’Donoghue’s Connolly’s Bookshop

Barbara Pym’s Excellent Women