The winners of the prestigious Costa Awards were announced tonight with Sally Rooney’s Normal People voted the best novel. Sally Rooney has become the youngest author to win the… Read more “Costa Awards Category Winners 2018”
We are delighted to celebrate our 6th Birthday this week and Lyndsay and I wish to thank all our loyal customers for your support and making READING… Read more “Happy 6th Birthday to us!”
The overnight internet sensation that is Wonky Donkey is now on sale here! Hurry copies are selling fast! You Tube Wonky Donkey
Milkman by Anna Burns is this year’s winner of the Man Booker Prize. Milkman is extraordinary. I’ve been reading passages aloud for the pleasure of hearing it.… Read more “Man Booker Prize Winner 2018”
The winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize 2018 (formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize) is Serhii Plokhy with Chernobyl.
The broadcast brothers are of course our very own High Peak Radio Paul Jenner and his brother Steve. Their book, On the Radio is out now and on… Read more “Broadcast Brothers”
The next LitWits meeting is on Thursday 10th January – not the 3rd – just to give you a breather after the festivities! Your read is the… Read more “Next LitWits Meeting”
Graham Hoyland Local author and mountaineer with his latest book, Yeti: An Abominable History. Last Hours on Everest, a truly fascinating account of Mallory and Irvine’s fatal… Read more “Yeti by Graham Hoyland”
Sabrina by Nick Drnaso The first graphic novel to reach a Man Booker longlist and I believe it will reach the shortlist, announced later in the month.… Read more “Sabrina: A Graphic Novel”
STOP PRESS: FALL DOWN DEAD IS No3 IN THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERS LIST THIS WEEK! Lovely to have Stephen here last Saturday signing his new book… Read more “Stephen Booth”
BIENVENUE ‘TO THE FRENCH SHELF’ This is our first selection of foreign language books we will now stock; some French Classics and a range of contemporary novels. Over the… Read more “NEW! The French Shelf”
Thank you to everyone who came to Mandy’s special evening last night, her book launch with family, friends and lots more. A… Read more “Amanda Berriman book launch”
Our team Basilisks came 10th out of 20 national teams in the London quiz final last Saturday. Congratulations to you all –… Read more “Harry Potter Quiz Final in London”
Don’t forget we have our very own Gift Vouchers to spend on anything in the shop – not just books! £5 or £10 with a matching envelope.
The first book in Cressida’s brand new series, The Wizards of Once is on sale in the shop NOW! Set in an ancient, magical time, full of Wizards,… Read more “Cressida Cowell’s The Wizards of Once”
Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney is the book chosen this month. See the LitWits page for more details