The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell is a series of diary entries about the author’s daily life as a bookseller in Wigtown, Scotland. The name of Shaun’s bookstore is The Bookshop. It is the largest second-hand bookstore in Scotland and contains roughly 100,000 books. In the diary, Shaun describes what it is like to run a large bookstore. He even includes details about his daily sales and profits, which can vary greatly from day to day.


尚恩.貝西爾的《二手書店店員日記》是一系列的日記,內容和作者在蘇格蘭威格頓當書店店員的日常生活有關。尚恩的書店名字就叫「書店」。它是蘇格蘭最大的二手書店,擁有大約十萬本書。在日記中,尚恩描述了經營一家大型書店的感受。他甚至寫到關於他每日銷售額和利潤的細節,這些細節可能每天都有很大的差異。

 

生活必備字詞:

entry n. (日記的)一則;(字典所收的)字,詞條

roughly adv. 大約(常用於修飾數字)

run vt. 經營


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本文節錄自《常春藤生活英語》雜誌,完整內容請見九月號。

 

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