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The Opposite of Loneliness - Saturday 25th October

‘The Opposite of Loneliness’ 

A Celebration of Marina Keegan’s Writing with Kevin and Tracy Keegan

Saturday 25th October, 7pm

October 25th, 2014 would have been Marina Keegan’s 25th birthday. 264 more words

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Celebrate Bookshops! We're Having a Bookshop Party for 'Books Are My Bag'

Books Are My Bag – the national celebration day for bookshops across the country is on Saturday 11th October. Our wonderful Hannah is pulling our efforts together for the day… 877 more words

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A Very Short Introduction To...


Very Short Introductions “Speed-Dating” Evening

Thursday 30th October at 7pm
Blackwell’s Bookshop, 49-53 Broad Street, Oxford

Experience an evening unlike any other – sign up to participate in our Very Short Introductions Speed-Dating Evening! 189 more words

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'The Sense of Style': Steven Pinker, appearing at the Sheldonian Theatre on Tuesday 23rd September at 7pm

One of the most scintillating author events with which I have ever been involved was when we played host to Steven Pinker at the Sheldonian Theatre. 484 more words

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The Scottish Referendum - A Rare Perspective

With just a fortnight to go until Scotland’s historic referendum, many people are preparing to answer the question ‘Should Scotland become an independent country?’ Let’s consider some historical context. 562 more words

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The Glasgow School of Art Fire - Blackwell's Rare Books Makes a Donation

This from Derek Walker, Manager of Blackwell’s Rare and Antiquarian dept

In May this year the Glasgow School of Art suffered a terrible tragedy when an accidental fire threatened the entirety of their famous Charles Rennie Mackintosh building. 476 more words

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New Murakami, Early Opening, Signed Copy to be won!

We are booksellers so we love Haruki Murakami (it seems to be a law of bookselling). Ever since this new novel was published in Japan 18 months agao to scenes reminiscent of The Beatles our bookish senses have been tingling with anticipation. 87 more words

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