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This website can't tell you if a book is in our shop right now or not. Most books can be ordered within 7-10 days, subject to availability. You can always call us or use the enquiry links to ask if a book is in stock or how long it would take to order. (Note: we do our best to keep information up to date, but occasionally prices may have changed.)

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 8 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book No One Round Here Reads Tolstoy: Memoirs of a Working-Class Reader by Mark Hodkinson
    No One Round Here Reads Tolstoy: Memoirs of a Working-Class Reader - by Mark Hodkinson

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781838850012 | ISBN 10: 1838850015

    This love letter to reading is a philosophical take on why we read and collect books, told through a working-class lens.  Mark Hodkinson grew up among the terrace houses of Rochdale in a house with just one book. His dad kept it on top of a wardr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why Women Read Fiction: The Stories of Our Lives by Helen Taylor
    Why Women Read Fiction: The Stories of Our Lives - by Helen Taylor

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780198827696 | ISBN 10: 0198827695

    Ian McEwan once said, 'When women stop reading, the novel will be dead.' This book explains how precious fiction is to contemporary women readers, and how they draw on it to tell the stories of their lives. Female readers are key to the future of fic ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Literary Almanac: A Year of Seasonal Reading by Francesca Beauman
    The Literary Almanac: A Year of Seasonal Reading - by Francesca Beauman

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529412918 | ISBN 10: 1529412919

    Spanning the dreary, cold days of January to the first flushes of spring and then the blazing August heat, bibliophile Francesca Beauman offers up a wealth of book recommendations.   From The Count of Monte Cristo to Elena Ferrante’s Neapol ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading by Lucy Mangan
    Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading - by Lucy Mangan

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784709228 | ISBN 10: 1784709220

    When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything. They opened up different worlds and cast new light on this one.   She was whisked away to Narnia – and Kirrin Island – and Wonderland. She ventured down rabbit holes and womble burrows ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pleasure of Reading: 43 Writers on the Discovery of Reading and the Books That Inspired Them by Antonia Fraser (Editor)
    The Pleasure of Reading: 43 Writers on the Discovery of Reading and the Books That Inspired Them - by Antonia Fraser (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408859629 | ISBN 10: 1408859629

    In this delightful collection forty acclaimed writers explain what first made them interested in literature, what inspired them to read and what makes them continue to do so. First published in 1992 in hardback only, original contributors include Mar ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to be a Heroine: Or, What I
    How to be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much - by Samantha Ellis

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099575566 | ISBN 10: 0099575566

    Cathy Earnshaw or Jane Eyre? Petrova or Posy? Scarlett or Melanie? Lace or Valley of the Dolls? On a pilgrimage to Wuthering Heights, Samantha Ellis found herself arguing with her best friend about which heroine was best: Jane Eyre or Cathy Ea ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Everywhere: A Little Book About Reading by Heather Reyes
    An Everywhere: A Little Book About Reading - by Heather Reyes

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780992636401 | ISBN 10: 099263640x

    "I have so much enjoyed An Everywhere. It is a brilliant travel guide to the city of books: the city we hold within us, and the one we share with all its other citizens. I love Heather's passion for reading and the blend of erudition and intimacy tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Read This Next: And Discover Your 500 New Favourite Books by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittlemark
    Read This Next: And Discover Your 500 New Favourite Books - by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittlemark

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846143724 | ISBN 10: 1846143721

    In 2009 it was How NOT to Write a Novel ('A hilarious, wickedly observed and deeply useful guide' Observer). In 2010 it's Read This Next - Sandra Newman and Howard Mittlemark have written the perfect book for anyone who has ever struggled to choose w ... more

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