Airbnb accommodation comes with a free bookshop job

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Independent bookshops are facing tough times ahead — more than 500 closed up shop in the last ten years. Now, The Open Book in Wigmore, Scotland has found an innovative way to attract customers. The bookstore, along with the flat upstairs, are being offered as accommodation on Airbnb: perks include a washer, a dryer and a 40 hour work week. The Open Book Residency is an initiative launched in 2014 that seeks to attract creative talent to the small seaside town, and help raise awareness of the issues currently faced by booksellers everywhere. The 'working holiday' is open to anyone…

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