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£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 […]

The Bits in Books

The Bits in Books

A rare Titanic postcard turned up in the shop recently and raised £238.61 for Amnesty. Searching through the donations that come into the bookshop is often a delight. We get all sorts of books from brand new paperback fiction to antique tomes with gilded spines.   There is also a glimpse into people’s lives. Bookmarks, […]

Half Price Online Book Sale

Half Price Online Book Sale

We have literally thousands of lovely rare and collectible books for sale on AbeBooks and they are all half price for June 2016. For the whole of this month we have slashed the list prices to half of what they usually are so for valuable books that is quite a big discount. Whether you are […]

A Time to Sow

A Time to Sow

As we pass the spring equinox the time for getting out into the garden is nigh! After an abnormally mild winter,  blossom is starting to show and plants are starting to sprout new growth and the daffodils are out in force. Now is the time to get outside and start work in the allotment, garden, […]