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Autumn £1 Sale

Autumn £1 Sale

The sun is shining but with the equinox last week and a chill in the air, autumn is most definately here. It is harvest time. The leaves are starting to colour and the crab apples in the shops garden are starting to fall.  Perhaps it is time to harvest some books? We are celebrating Michaelmas […]

Man Booker Prize ...

Picture of Franklin LIbrary books

Yesterday the Man Booker Prize announced it’s six shortlisted authors. The judges praised the variety of writing styles and cultural diversity of the authors which includes new authors alongside established names. The shortlisted authors each receive £2,500 and a specially bound edition of their book. The winner will receive a further £50,000 and can expect […]

Sat 12th Septembe...


On Saturday 12th September we are having a one day sale of comics and graphic novels. As comic book lovers in Bristol hopefully already know, Books for Amnesty has a great stock of comics and graphic novels.  Colin and Richard, our resident music, comic and graphic novel gurus are always happy to let people browse […]

Summer Sale and R...

Summer Sale and Reading Ideas

Adult Books £1, Childrens books 50p As the sun shines and schools break up, it’s time to stock up on summer reads. This week (until Saturday 1st August) all adult books are £1 or less. Children’s books are also on sale- they are all 50p or less. And and always we still have our lovely […]

What happens when...

What happens when a book is recycled?

Books for Amnesty is stocked entirely by donations. Every day we get boxes of lovely books brought in and we are so grateful because this is what keeps us running. But what happens when we get twenty copies of Dan Browns ‘The Da Vinci Code’ or when we get books missing their front covers or covered in crayon? When […]