Shaun Bythell lives in Wigtown, Scotland, where he runs The Bookshop – the largest secondhand bookshop in Scotland. It contains over 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving along twisting corridors and roaring fires, set in a beautiful rural town by the edge of the sea. In amongst this are highly unusual staff members, difficult customers and surreal buying trips to crumbling estates and auction houses.  

We can't wait to publish his hilarious, wry and eccentric diaries in two weeks' time (28th September). Here's a little something from him and his staff to keep you going ...

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