Ben Crane – ‘Blood Ties’ Ben Crane writes with uncanny accuracy and lyrical precision about the intricacies of birds’ behaviour and their instincts. He has a ruthless eye for the minute details of natural processes – of plumage, the patterns
Wednesday 15th May, 7.30pm URC Hall, High Street, Church Stretton, SY6 6BY Tickets £5 from Burway Books This is a book about a man’s relationship with hawks, and his self-education as a falconer, and about his discovery that despite his
Good morning The Scary Solicitor 1974 I was looking for premises to open a bookshop of my own. Once found at No 10 Beaumont Road I had to sign the lease at the local solicitor’s office. A musty dark office,
Underland by Robert Macfarlane Underland is an epic exploration of the Earth’s underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory and the land itself.
Love is Blind by William Boyd Scottish piano tuner extraodinaire Brodie Moncur relates the story of his life, fleeing a tyrannical clergyman father in Edinburgh for a new life in Paris, during which an encounter with an international pianist brings Brodie
Good morning Burway Books – the first bestseller Yesterday a customer reminded me of my time as a volunteer bookseller in Shrewsbury’s SADA bookshop on College Hill. I worked one day a week, and just sold or ordered paperbacks for
Fiona Davison, ‘The Hidden Horticulturists’ Saturday 27th April 7.30pm URC Hall, High Street, Church Stretton, SY6 6BY Tickets £5 from Burway Books Tickets are still available for the talk tomorrow evening in Church Stretton by Fiona Davison, Head of Libraries
This group meets at Burway Books at 2.30 – 4.00pm on the 4th Thursday of most months. We will be reviewing latest releases as well as classics. Space is limited PLEASE BOOK with Ros if you would like to attend.
Hello #ShropshireHour. Tickets are still available for the talk this Saturday in Church Stretton by Fiona Davison, Head of Libraries and Exhibitions at the RHS Fiona Davison, ‘The Hidden Horticulturists’
The book tells the previously-untold story of the remarkable young men who played a central role in the history of British horticulture and helped to shape the way we garden today. In 2012, whilst working at the Royal Horticultural Society’s