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November 11, 2019

Welcome new readers and regular book fiends.  I've been exploring South and East London and am bursting to share three amazing bookshops, plus a book podcast. As always my recommendations are unsponsored and fresh. 

Bookshop with Art: South London Ga...

July 25, 2019

Gallivanting in New York City -  here are my top three picks chosen for their New Yorkness, good books and staff. All downtown Manhattan, so a complete itinerary.

 

The Mysterious Bookshop

Way down on mean Warren Street waits The Mysterious Bookshop. Collectible, ne...

May 19, 2019

Pages Cheshire Street, in the former location of Caravanserail just off Brick Lane, is stocked with new books by women and non-binary writers.

April 5, 2019

Making waves in the bookselling world and with a fair amount of press in the US, The Second Shelf is still a secret to the general book browser. Hidden in Smith Court in Soho, just off busy Brewer Street

March 2, 2019

Tour after tour, people tell me this is their favourite bookshop visit.

August 24, 2018

Their foremost question was "how do small bookshops thrive in the UK?"

May 6, 2018

Thrilled to have my article on London's independent bookshops featured in the May/June issue of FOCUS magazine. The goal at Bluestocking Books UK is to bring locals, expats and tourists over the threshold into the amazing variety of book stores in London. History, comm...

November 1, 2017

Step 2:  Be brave and buy it Some of the most rewarding reads are the smallest, or shortest.

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