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Hay: 11 Days, 600 Signings And Everything At Full Price

Posted at 1:39PM Friday 20 Jun 2014

The big tent at Hay is the ultimate pop-up bookshop - and its figures are enough to make grown booksellers weep. Gareth Howell-Jones reflects on the unique challenges of managing it.

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