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The Giving Tree

“To quote the book “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein: Once there was a tree…../and she loved a little boy. Well, our giving tree is a tree that likes to give to boys and girls of Oxford who are less fortunate than most and our tree, just like the one in the book, (and with your wonderful help), gives and gives to make sure children all over Oxford wake up on Christmas morning with a smile on their face and present to open.   450 more words

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Student Welfare Week - Beat those Fifth Week Blues

If you are reading this and are, or have been, a student at Oxford, then the term ‘Fifth Week Blues’ needs no introduction. For the rest of you: Fifth Week Blues describes the feeling of misery, stress and generally being overwhelmed that inexplicably seems to hit every student in the fifth week of term. 379 more words

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An Exciting Announcement - James Ellroy on Monday 17th November!

We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting an event with James Ellroy here at Blackwell’s Bookshop on Monday 17th November at 7pm. 128 more words

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Stand on the Shoulders of Giants - FREE talks from leading academics

For the start of term we are, once again, excited and honoured to be able to present a series of talks from some world-class academics. Each talk is free to attend, seats are limited so please arrive early to ensure a place – talks begin at 3pm each day. 167 more words

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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… 880 more words

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