Booker Prize Shortlist 2020

13 are now 6 ! Did you pick any of these for the shortlist? The 2020 shortlist is: The New Wilderness by Diane Cook This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart Real Life by Brandon Taylor The winner will be announced on Tuesday 17th November See Book News page for more details

Booker Prize 2020 Longlist

This year's longlist is a a bakers dozen! When she announced the 2020 Booker Prize longlist recently, the chair of the judging panel, Margaret Busby, noted that the selected books “represent a moment of cultural change” More details on Book News page  

A Virtual Author Event

Our first Virtual Author Event via zoom will take place on Tuesday 28 July at 7pm, bringing together crime writers, William Shaw and Olivia Kiernan once again. Grave's End the third crime thriller from William Shaw, featuring DS Alexandra Cupidi. The most riveting and atmospheric novel so far, Grave's End confronts the crisis in housing, environmental... Continue Reading →

A Virtual Author Event

Our first virtual author event via zoom on Tuesday 28 July, was a great success, our thanks to both Olivia and William and all of those who took part. We will try and get another scheduled again soon. Meanwhile the books below are available at special discounted prices. Grave's End the third crime thriller from... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon

Out in June/July/August 2020 Place an order now, in advance of July/August publications, and get 10% off Visit Book News page for more

So far, so good . . . . . .

We are all managing with the gloves and sanitiser thing! So THANK YOU EVERYONE, great to be back and be your 'little bookshop with heart' once again. Friends and regulars Lissa and Nik Cook with their beautiful dog This family moved into their new home in Chinley just       before lock down and couldn't... Continue Reading →

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