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The 2019 Amnesty Christmas Cards Are Here

The 2019 Amnesty Christmas Cards Are Here

I know it is only the beginning of October but I want to let you all know that we have the new Amnesty Christmas Cards, calendars and diaries in the shop now. So come in and have a look and get ahead of the game this year.

An Ethical Christmas- Some Thoughts and Ideas

An Ethical Christmas- Some Thoughts and Ideas

Christmas is a wasteful time! So what can you do? Survey after survey has shown that we spend crazy amounts of money on expensive gifts from big chain stores. Many presents are unwanted to in essence we are just lining the pockets of multinational corporations and millionaires. Some people opt to not give gifts at […]

Folio Society Book Sale

Folio Society Book Sale

 in store from 30th November 2019 Most people will recognize a Folio Society book. Neat coloured slipcases, thick endpapers, interesting illustrations and often beautifully embossed or decorative covers. These are books that ooze quality and are many people’s ‘keeping copy’ of their favourite book.  A perfect christmas present if it’s not too early to mention such […]

£1 SALE AGAIN!

£1 SALE AGAIN!

What it says in the title! We are currently having another of our £1 sales. All books are £1 or less, up to and including Sat 8th October. So head down to Gloucester Road and stock up for some cozy autumn reading. Our volunteers are working hard to get fresh books out everyday so whenever […]

Treatise; An experimental discovery

Treatise; An experimental discovery

“Is this worth looking up?” Says Nina. I’m sat at the computer in the sorting area of the bookshop surrounded by precarious piles of old books. We are sifting through the donations and trying to pick out valuable books to check the prices of online. Nina hands me an odd looking spiral bound paperback. It’s […]

Here I Stand: Stories That Speak For Freedom

Here I Stand: Stories That Speak For Freedom

Yet another excellent book of stories on human rights hits shelves. Here I stand is a collection of  stories and poems on subjects which although written for children are quite hard hitting. It appeared in the Times on Monday as their Children’s Book of the Week but unlike many of the recent amnesty picture books this is not […]