[ December 6, 2013; 12:00 am to 10:00 pm. ] It has been said that for a bookshop, we go the extra mile. Live poetry, philosophy over breakfast, woolly wednesdays, Britain’s smallest art gallery, and possibly it’s largest dining reading group are just a few of the delights we offer our readers.
Could we do more? Well, incredible though it may seem, yes, actually. In Jan [...]
Martin Newell & Jan Williams Book Signing
From 6pm Thurs 5th Dec
Join us as the High St makes merry for the annual Christmas shopping extravaganza!
Poet Martin Newell will be here to sign copies of his latest volume “The Wife of 55″, his recent and most mature book of verse, a series of love-letters to England [...]
“There is only one way to read, which is to browse in libraries and bookshops, picking up books that attract you, reading only those, dropping them when they bore you, skipping the parts that drag-and never, never reading anything because you feel you ought, or because it is part of a trend or a movement. [...]
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The New English Landscape is a beautifully designed new book by Ken Worpole and photographer Jason Orton.
Combining text and photography, it critically examines the changing geography of landscape æsthetics since the Second World War, noting the shift away from the arcadian interior to the contested eastern shoreline. It discusses how writers and artists gravitated towards [...]