“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.” - Groucho Marx

Outside of a Dog…

We have created a poster for one of our favourite book quotes.

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Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift - Image Copyright Terry Border

When Books Embody Books

We recently had the great pleasure of discovering the art of Terry Border, a ‘Humorist, Photographer and Earthling’ from Indiana in the US.

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The People of Orleans Greet Joan of Arc

Secret Book Art: 10 Enchanting Fore-Edge Paintings

At Wigan Lane Books we love interesting and unique books of character.

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Books in Living Room - Photo By Tom Borowski

A Room Without Books…

A quote from Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC – 43 BC), a prominent Roman philosopher, politician and political theorist of his times.

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The Green Collection - Siddur, Jewish Prayer book

10 of the Oldest Known Surviving Books in the World

With news this week of the discovery of what could be the earliest known siddur, a Jewish prayer book dated at around 840 AD – we have put together a list of 10 of the oldest known surviving books in the world today.

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Colour Coded Book Collection - Photo by Maegan Tintari

22 Incredible Bookshelves, Libraries and Bookcase Hacks

For book-lovers and interior design addicts alike, a good library or bookcase can very much be a thing of extreme beauty.

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Books Give You a Better Perspective

Books Give You A Better Perspective

Books Give You A Better Perspective.

Books Give You a Better Perspective

Books Give You A Better Perspective.

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Wigan Lane Books - screenshot of our new online store

Wigan Lane Books Online Store Launched

Many years in the making, this week we launched the Wigan Lane Books online store – meaning you can now purchase our books direct from our website.

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