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The Hidden Pleasures of Life: An evening with Theodore Zeldin on Thursday 11th June

Theodore Zeldin, the astonishingly intelligent and highly esteemed philosopher was, unsurprisingly, wonderfully profound – he talked for about 25 minutes to kick proceedings off and he explained his thinking behind the search for a meaningful life. 812 more words

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Happy 3rd Birthday Short Stories Aloud

Tuesday 28th April sees the third Birthday of what has become one of the most successful, most joyful, regular literary event in Oxford, Short Stories Aloud. 391 more words

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We Have The Loveliest Customers - part 1,005,932...

The bookshop is blessed in having so many wonderful customers who many of our booksellers class as friends now. Every so often one of these lovely people does something that melts our heart. 153 more words

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Tariq Ali launches Karim Miské's debut novel 'Arab Jazz'

On Monday 9th February at 7pm, We are thrilled to be hosting the Oxford launch of Karim Misk√©’s debut crime thriller, ‘Arab Jazz’. Joining us to host the evening’s discussion will be journalist, author, radical thinker and the inspiration for the Rolling Stone’s ‘Street Fighting Man’, Tariq Ali. 228 more words

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Five Minutes with Samantha Shannon

To celebrate the publication of ‘The Mime Order‘, Samantha Shannon’s follow up to ‘The Bone Season‘, we will be hosting a very special afternoon event, on Saturday 31st January at the Sheldonian Theatre. 711 more words

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Inspired By Blake Festival


I am delighted to announce the upcoming Inspired By Blake festival, which will be taking place from 18th-31st January. A celebration of the genius of William Blake’s work, and his continuing relevance to so much art and culture today, the festival will run in conjunction with the Ashmolean Museum’s major exhibition, … 136 more words

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The Giving Tree

If you would like to contribute to the Giving Tree but cannot make it into the shop you can make a purchase online here

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