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Farewell David - Happy Retirement

David Retter leaves on St George’s Day after nearly 49 years with Blackwell’s. He shared some thoughts about his lifetime in bookselling at the world’s greatest bookshop with Victor Glynn… 1,391 more words

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The Chesire Cat's out of the bag - on a rare letter and an auction room

Last month there was some excitement in the news about a revealing and unpublished letter by Charles Dodgson (a.k.a. Lewis Carroll) which was coming up for sale at an auction in London. 402 more words

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The Bookshop Band - 3 FREE shows at The Oxford Literary Festival

Oh, Oxford World’s Classics how we love you. Thanks to their generous sponsorship we will be hosting three evening performances by The Bookshop Band at the… 88 more words

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Author Event: Roman Krznaric / Empathy: A Handbook for a Revolution Wednesday March 5th 19:00 - 20:30

From the bestselling author of The Wonderbox comes one of the most important works of this year.

In this latest book by modern influential philosopher, Roman Krznaric argues that empathetic feeling is at the heart of who we are. 64 more words

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