Very useful tips from Shopped author Emily Stott appeared in this week’s Prima magazine.
The Edinburgh International Book Festival programme is now live, and we’re delighted to have two authors appearing.
Moved by the awful fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington, the Newham Bookshop organised a raffle of signed books donated by publishers. They had an ‘unbelievable response’ from publishers, and by the end of the evening the total raised was £1,100 – but you can still visit the shop to purchase raffle tickets for the next week.
Congratulations to Christopher Nicholson, whose wonderful book Among the Summer Snows is published today. The book – a celebration of these icy relics – has received some wonderful advance praise.
Alice took part in the Stoke Newington Literary Festival Pursuit of Beauty salon last Friday, and you can see her at the Emerald Street Festival on Saturday 10th, and leading the Ways to See Exhibition at the V&A on 1-2 July.
Congratulations to Linda Wilkinson, whose book Columbia Road – a compelling memoir of family secrets and personal discovery; characterful, rich and visceral as the East End itself – is out today.
Here Linda talks about the eponymous road and her book:
(film by Louise Norton)
Alice Stevenson appeared on BBC Radio Ulster yesterday evening, talking about her travels in Northern Ireland for Ways to See Great Britain. Listen again here at 15:45.
A great evening at the Hay Festival last night for Conor Woodman, talking about Sharks.
(photo by @BytetheBook)