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Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DT  

For many years, Foyles was at 119 Charing Cross Road. Founded in 1903 when the brothers Foyle sold their textbooks after failing their civil service entrance exams, it moved to the heart of the West End and the street of books in 1906. 1,724 more words

Books

Bookshops: the final chapter?

Originally published by Retail Gazette on 30/01/15

Decrying the death of the bookshop has practically become a cliché and not without good reason: between the beginning of 2005 and the end of 2012 the number of high street bookshops in the UK halved and closures have continued. 1,428 more words

IAF Booking Opens Today!


IAF 14 Photo by Ruth Jenkinson

The Indie Author Fair is back, bigger and better and bang in the middle of London!

IAF15, as part of the London Book Fair Indie Author Fringe Festival, run by the Alliance of Independent Authors/IndieRecon, will be in the Gallery at Foyles Bookshop, Charing Cross Road, London. 152 more words

Writers

London Diary #2 - Foyles Fills Me With Excitement

So one of the meetings that I had booked for my trip to London was to meet with the lovely folk at Foyles. I have shared my love of Foyles, and indeed… 215 more words

Random Savidgeness

Snippets; Part Two

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I remember studying Freud back in class 11 and 12th and being fascinated with the man. Everything he talked about made so much sense back then (I remember especially being captivated by the psychosexual stages of development). 831 more words

Picador Classics Day at Foyles - What is a 'classic'?

This weekend, I spent a day at the resplendent new Foyles Charing Cross Road attending the ‘Picador Classics Day'; a one-day literary festival to celebrate the launch of… 1,014 more words

Book Reviews