The Moffat Bookshop

Welcome To The Moffat Bookshop

When you open the door of The Moffat Bookshop the teaspoon door-jangler announces your arrival, the mind ponders what treasures lie within, and then you smell the books! Well, you don’t actually have to smell them, but we do highly recommend it. Maybe you can’t judge a book by its cover but you can by its smell.

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9 hours ago

As usual Linus & Lucy sum it up nicely.

4 days ago

Another thing that fell out of a book. A pencil drawing of a man in a bow tie. I wonder who he was? Who drew it? We'll never know.

2 weeks ago

In every joke a little truth.

📸 : Pinterest (indiatimes)

2 weeks ago

Just wanted to let everyone know about this new weather forecasting service offered by The Met Office. Its called Weathercall. What a marvellous thing. All you have to do is call Weathercall and ... See more

2 weeks ago
Birlinn Books


This year, we want to encourage you to see Valentines Day not just as a romantic event, but a celebration of friendship and community. We think there is no better way than to show you care about ... See more

3 weeks ago
Birlinn Books

Jane Haining was undoubtedly one of Scotland's heroines, and we pay tribute to her on #HolocaustMemorialDay. She was teaching children in Budapest when the war broke out and refused to return home, ... See more

4 weeks ago

Please note: if nobody buys these before 4 o'clock today I'm taking them home. Without a receipt. You have 5 hours.

4 weeks ago
Forbidden territory: the best books about land and power

We usually have Andy Wightman's book in stock. I read Danny the Champion of the World with my class age 9. Still a favourite book. Looks like the others are worth searching out.

As the government plans further limits on our freedom to roam, Guy Shrubsole chooses books to explore how wealth and inequality have shaped our world

1 month ago

We are CLOSED Sunday 12th Jan. Open as normal on Monday 🙂

1 month ago

Breaking News: The bookshop's net curtain has a hole in it. The curtain, in service since 1954 is of vital importance to the shop staff. It has been shielding them from the general populace, who have ... See more

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