Hay-on-Wye is small. A four pub town. With 38 bookshops. Second hand book capital of the world. The castle’s a bookshop. The cinema’s a bookshop. The fire station’s a bookshop. The alleyway’s a bookshop. But if buying books isn’t your thing, don’t worry. There’s a library on Chancery Lane.

(aus dem Raben Kalender 2009)