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4 Upcoming Events

‘A love letter to human kindness’

Thursday 22nd March 2018

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Hear acclaimed author Sarah Winman talk about her astonishingly beautiful novel, Tin Man

When internationally bestselling author Sarah Winman‘s Tin Man was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award, it came as little surprise. Fellow literati had been falling over themselves to heap hyperbole on it since publication and we also fell for its tender and exquisitely crafted story of the transformative and enduring power of love.

Tin Man is all set for paperback publication and with it the praise and sales will rightly re-echo around the broadsheets and bookshops. So we are beyond delighted to welcome Sarah to the shop *on publication day* March 22nd at 7.30pm to talk about and read from Tin Man…and we suspect she’ll be happy to sign copies too!

If you’d like to join us, entry is free, but please book ahead via 0207 431 3770/

Posted on 22nd March 2018

Bookworm: beloved memories of childhood reading

Tuesday 10th April 2018

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Hear Guardian & Stylist columnist Lucy Mangan talk about her affectionate memoir of childhood reading

For those of us who consistently read by torchlight in our beds after mum had said ‘Straight to sleep please’, or walked into lamp-posts while reading on the way to school, we have a true delight instore when brilliant  Guardian and Stylist columnist Lucy Mangan visits to talk about Bookworm, a wonderful memoir of a childhood addicted to reading.

In Bookworm, Lucy recalls her childhood reading with wit, love and gratitude. She relives our most treasured books, their extraordinary creators and examines the many ways that they shape our adult lives. Lucy brings the favourite characters of our collective childhoods back to life – prompting endless re-readings, rediscoveries, and, inevitably, fierce debate – and brilliantly uses them to tell her own story, that of a born, and unrepentant, bookworm.

Lucy will be with us at 7.30pm on 10 April. To book your place, please call or email 431 3770

Posted on 10th April 2018

Get The Party started!

Tuesday 17th April 2018

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It’s been described as Brideshead Revisited meets The Talented Mr Ripley. Does Elizabeth Day’s The Party live up to the hype? Yes

Make room in your diary to head here on 17th April at 7.30 when one of our favourite writers will be in conversation with–you guessed it–another of our favourite writers!

Elizabeth Day will be talking about her superlative elegant thriller, The Party, with Susie Steiner, author of Persons Unknown and Missing Presumed. The Party is a story of betrayal, privilege and hypocrisy set in the heart of the establishment. Smart, dark and beautifully paced, the action alternates between the present day which finds outsider anti-hero Martin in a police interrogation room following the eponymous party and the decades back story of his school and university career where his obsession with the lavishly handsome and self assured Ben begins.

Entry is free, but please book via the usual channels


Posted on 17th April 2018

Two hours in police custody: top author detained for questioning

Thursday 26th April 2018

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Meet West Hampstead’s own bestselling author Susie Steiner & the star of 24 Hours In Police Custody

There are very few things that could top our excitement at having West Hampstead’s bestselling crime author, Susie Steiner back to talk about and sign copies of her new paperback, Persons Unknown, but we are double thrilled to welcome Detective Inspector Graham Macmillan, known to many of us as Maca from TV’s 24 Hours In Police Custody, to speak alongside her.

Maca is a detective with MCU – the major crime unit – in Cambridgeshire, and has advised Susie on all matters procedural for five years, working closely on all the Manon Bradshaw novels.

So bring your questions about working with the murder squad when they both visit at 7.30pm on 26th April. Entry is free but please book your place via 0207 431 3770 or

Posted on 26th April 2018

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