Welcome To The Moffat Bookshop

When you open the door of The Moffat Bookshop the teaspoon door-jangler announces your arrival and the mind ponders what treasures lie within. We used to invite people to smell the books but that’s probably not appropriate these days. Best just to read them instead.

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6 days ago
Gray of the Day 46: Kirstin Innes reads from Alasdair Gray's 'Lanark'

Gray day tomorrow celebrating 40 years since the first publishing of Lanark. Dip you toe in for the first time here if you've never read it, or again if you already have.

Kirstin Innes is an award-winning journalist and author of the novels Fishnet (2015) and Scabby Queen (2020). She lives in the West of Scotland, and her first Gray…

1 month ago
Kirstin Innes on Twitter

Loved this, but my brain doesn't compute the cover - thinks it's a pointing finger. Available at Bookshop.org UK

“If you've been meaning to buy Scabby Queen for yourself or a friend, it would mean a lot to me if you wanted to do that in the next month. If I sell a certain number of hardbacks I get a bonus ... See more

1 month ago
Timeline Photos

We'll be closed in line with lockdown regulations until at least mid February.

Second hand books can still be purchased through our online store on ... See more

2 months ago

Just a reminder that we are currently CLOSED during the current Tier 4 Covid Lockdown - more re-opening information will follow in due course in January 2021.

2 months ago
Timeline Photos

Well, looks like we'll be open only until Christmas Eve. Tier 4 from Christmas night, so we'll wish you all the best, thanks for your custom in 2020 and see you in the new year.

2 months ago

Open everyday upto 22nd Dec, then as below.

2 months ago
Moffat Museum

We have some new copies of this book left in stock.

Two authors about all things Moffat, Jim Storrar and Emilio Dicerbo, have given Moffat Museum access to their works and photographic collections. If you want to explore their books further, please ... See more

3 months ago
Health, Hedonism and Hypochondria: The Hidden History of Spas

Moffat, once a spa town. Looks a good read.

https://uk.bookshop.org/books/health-hedonism-and-hypochondria-the-hidden-history-of-spas/9780755626465

From Romans to royalty and hypochondriacs to holiday-makers, natural water spas have been a common feature in society since the first century. Even today, we periodically abandon the cities to 'take ... See more

3 months ago
Illustrated Children's Books

A few ideas for the littlins Christmas stocking/pillow case/box/skip. You can order these through bookshop.org. Or call into the shop and we can order them for you.

Check out this list on Bookshop

3 months ago
Moffat Museum

Those who missed or want to follow up further Friday evening's talk on ZOOM by Matthew and Cheryl Toomey, may be interested in their book: it is a reference book of press articles that relate the ... See more

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