Bookseller at Gay's The Word
Jim MacSweeney has been manager of Gay’s The Word in London for over twenty years. The iconic bookshop marked its 40th anniversary with a big celebration at the British Library in 2019.
Books have always been an integral part of Jim’s life as his parents set up and ran a bookshop in Cork and as a teenager, Jim often worked school holidays in the family business.
Before joining Gay’s The Word in 1989 Jim worked with the Minority Rights Group.