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Jim MacSweeney
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.

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