Tim Waterstone – Cuckfield Literary Festival

West Sussex

October 6, 2019


Tim Waterstone is one of Britain’s most successful businessmen, having built the Waterstone’s empire that started with one small bookshop in 1982. The Face Pressed Against a Window not only outlines the business philosophy that allowed the company to become the largest booksellers in Europe but it is a charming and evocative memoir recalling the childhood experiences that led Tim Waterstone to become one of the our most celebrated entrepreneurs. As the Independent said: ‘Mr Waterstone …. has made book-buying a pleasurable experience, not an obstacle course. … He has made high culture stylish’.

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Queen’s Hall, High St, Cuckfield RH17 5EL