Browseedited by Henry Hitchings
In 2016 esteemed editor Henry Hitchings asked 15 of his favourite authors to pen an ode to the bookshop which had most impacted their life and work. The result is this magical carpet ride around the globe, stopping off to visit the beloved hermitages of the likes of Ali Smith, Andrey Kurkov, Dorthe Nors, Elif Shafak and Iain Sinclair. Dreamy.
The Booksellerof Kabulby Åsne Seierstad
For more than 20 years Sultan Khan endured interrogation and imprisonment by the Afghan authorities for smuggling books to grateful readers. Seierstad tells the fascinating story of Khan and his family in the most febrile
The Bookshopby Penelope Fitzgerald
Through the story of Mrs Green’s modest little new bookshop in Fifties Suffolk, Fitzgerald charts the politics, rivalries, and memory jolts of a small town. This is classic Fitzgerald; funny, warm, understated, and ultimately very touching.