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Save the Date!

‘Assured Attention,’ which is Book 2 in the series about Murrays Department store of distinction in Edinburgh, will be officially launched at Blackwells Bookshop, South Bridge Edinburgh on 31st July. 34 more words

Author Event

Today in Brit Lit news, 23rd March 2017

The city of New York features prominently in the fresh batch of WH Smith Fresh Talent books. The campaign, which, promotes “great new writing” from debut or emerging authors launches on 30th March. 150 more words

Today In Brit Lit News

Crowdfunding Campaign for al-Maa Bookshop in Jordan, then Books in Schools, Prisons, and Camps

Jordanian short-story writer Hisham Bustani calls him “the king of used and old books”:

Now Hamzeh AlMaaytah — a stalwart of Amman’s bookselling and booklending community — is looking to save and expand his bookshop, … 264 more words


'I am Mary Queen of Scots'

Or so Alex Nye claimed, when she launched For My Sins at Blackwells last night. (She laughed when she said it. So she’s perhaps not entirely serious about it.) It’s her first adult novel, and it’s about Mary, Queen of Scots. 307 more words


London's bookshop for magic, mischief and mind-bending reads

All things mysterious and extraordinary are never too far out of reach, especially if you’re in London. Hidden near the West End on a small back street one can find Watkins Books. 278 more words


Tom, George and the others

A long time ago, when the New Librarian had just left school, she came and stayed with us, doing some unpaid work in the local bookshop. 467 more words


Max and I go into the garden after it has been raining.

One morning at the shop, Yvonne put her head in the door and called out: How’s Max? How much does he weigh? I told her and she said: God bless his dear little heart. 250 more words