Bookshop keeping lights on 'by a knife edge' with 15-hour days

Bookshop keeping lights on 'by a knife edge' with 15-hour days

Bookshop keeping lights on 'by a knife edge' with 15-hour days - Credit: Dan Fridd

A family is throwing their heart and soul into keeping their beloved bookshop open as they battle being undercut by big brands. 

Bookbugs and Dragon Tales, in Timberhill, won Independent Bookshop of the year for the East of England.

But the family who run the store say they have only achieved it thanks to hard graft - with team members sometimes working more than 80 hours a week.

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