Shop closed from 23-29 October

An announcement: We won’t be in town between 23-29 October, and so are unable to mail books or entertain guests at our office during this period. If you’d like to purchase a book online, our shopping cart will still be functional, but your books won’t be mailed until 30 October. Apologies for this, and see

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Great Schopenhauer Quotes

Here are some great quotes from the Selected Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer, intentionally excluding quotes from his extremely sexist essay ‘On Women’: On Reading and Books: “Nine-tenths of our whole modern literature has no other purpose than to swindle the public of a few thalers out of its pocket. Author, publisher and reviewer are in

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