Friday, June 26, 2009
The guilty one
This was the line-up in the Waterstones Islington shop window. That's me on the right. The guilty one. I was caught red-handed inside the shop taking the photo below - a picture of my book, A Vengeful Longing, on display, complete with a bookseller's recommendation. "Excuse me, we don't allow photographs of the displays!" came the cry from the sales assistant. "But it's my book!" I pleaded. She softened. Smiled. "Oh that's different," she said.
I pointed to myself in the line-up poster as proof. "See, that's me."
"We'll do our best for you," she promised.
Here's the offending shot, which I was not made to delete: