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Adventures in Podcasting

As part of expanding the scope of the Independent Bookshop project I want to begin podcasting and exploring the story

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Croydon Literary Festival

Croydon Literary Festival is now in its second year and is on the 27th of October in various venues in

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Around the World in 80 Trees

I was so privileged to receive a reading copy of this from Laurence King Publishing, and it even came with

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The Living Mountain

The Living Mountain

I’ve had this book sitting on my shelf for about five years now and for some reason just never got

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Escalated

What A Response!

That was totally unexpected, we thought this would be a nice little project. Sleepy like, pootling along gathering information slowly

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National Poetry Day

Poetry Competitions

National Poetry Day is on the 4th of October and we feel like running a competition. Write a poem about

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A Winter's Promise

A Winter’s Promise

The cover image along with the brief blurb in the Bookseller already had me intrigued about this book and when

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Bookshops

Bookshops Map

The initial populating of the Google Map for Independent Bookshops has been done. We will continue to fine tune this,

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Wrestliana

Wrestliana

Wrestliana is a complicated book, on the surface it is a biography of Toby Litt’s great-great-grandfather William Litt, but it

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Forum Books

An Introduction

We are aiming to build a resource highlighting the brilliant work that Independent Bookshops do, the hard graft that goes

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