Booker T!

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When it’s Booker Prize Shortlist Time, we know that the official ‘curling-up-with-a-great-book’ autumn season has truly begun! This is the literary prize, awarded to the best novel published in the past year and identifying a new generation of modern classics. … Continued

Spring at last

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It has been a long winter with our doors locked to customers for three months. From April 12th we will be open again, trading our normal hours, and we will be delighted to welcome you all back. We have lots … Continued

World Book day 2021

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This year you may not have your school friends to celebrate with but you can still exchange your voucher for a World Book Day book. We are here between 11am-2pm Monday to Saturday so you may point out your choice … Continued

Christmas opening hours

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Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 5.30pm. Sunday 13th December 11am – 4pm. Sunday 20th December 11am – 4pm. Christmas Eve 9.30am – 4pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December. Closed New Year’s Day.

I Wanna Be Yours

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John Cooper Clarke’s autobiography was always likely to be a vivid, engrossing read, but I Wanna Be Yours, out now in hardback, manages to exceed expectations. Everyone’s favourite spiky-haired performance poet conjures up a bygone age growing up around post-war, pre-punk … Continued

What Girls do in the Dark

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Writer / performer Rosie Garland is a long-standing friend of the shop, and we’re always delighted to receive her latest book. Rosie’s new volume of poetry for Nine Arches Press, What Girls Do in the Dark, is a luscious, wide-ranging collection … Continued