One of the best non-fiction books of the year is an elegant memoir by Paul Bugden who, from 1995 at the height of the AIDS epidemic, ran Bugdens Bookshop in Kings Cross for almost 20 years.
Released this month, Tales of an Accidental Bookseller tells the true story of a struggling actor and aspiring filmmaker who, amid great personal loss and tragedy, finds redemption in the most unlikely place – the second hand book trade.
Tales of an Accidental Bookseller is available for $29.99 from firstname.lastname@example.org
It is an enthralling and fascinating read.
Professor Ross Fitzgerald AM is the …