Review: I Can’t Remember the Title but the Cover is Blue

Title: I Can’t Remember the Title But the Cover is Blue

Author: Elias Greig

Published: Allen & Unwin, November 2018

Status: Read December 18th 2019

My Thoughts:

Monday, 2.50pm

Lady in sun visor: Yes, I’m after a book … I can’t remember the title, but it’s quite unique …

Me: Do you remember what it’s about?

Sun Visor: It’s about a French woman, and she finally tells her story. Do you have that one?

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LOL? Any guesses on the title?

Written as a series of vignettes, in the tradition of Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops by Jen Campbell and The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell, I Can’t Remember the Title But the Cover is Blue, Elias Greig shares the best, worst and downright weirdest customer encounters from his years working as a Sydney bookseller.

I Can’t Remember the Title but the Cover is Blue is a quick and easy read that will make you laugh, cringe, and perhaps even shed a tear (because either you will be grateful you don’t work in retail, or because you do).

6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Kate W
    Mar 22, 2019 @ 12:48:59

    I don’t do this with books but I do with movies all the time! I drive one friend crazy because I’m always asking things like “What was that movie, with that actress I like… you know, he one with the long brown hair?… And the movie was set in New York… and had that fun guy….?” Friend usually gets the answer after about 50 more questions!

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  2. Lisa
    Mar 23, 2019 @ 01:14:24

    I love the sound of this! My husband never remembers titles or authors, so I’ll get similar questions… “what was the book we read about the family… and the dad… and I think it was in Boston?”

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  3. Night Owl Book Cafe (@nightowlbcafe)
    Mar 23, 2019 @ 05:18:28

    lol there is a meme like this too XD I guess they see a lot of that

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  4. Lola
    Mar 25, 2019 @ 07:34:39

    I read Weird Things Customers say in Book Stores and More Weird Things Customers say in Book Stores. They were both great fun and now I am curious about this one as it sounds like it will be a good read too.

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