One summer following the Second World War, Robert Appleyard sets out on foot from a Co Durham pit village across the North East countryside to Robin Hood’s Bay. Robert is sixteen and the son of a miner. He stumbles
The Red Gene by Barbara Lamplugh (You can meet the author at Burway Books on 28th August – see the Events section on our website. Ticket only event—booking essential) When Rose, a young English nurse with humanitarian ideals, decides to
*The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd A beautiful, collectable gift edition of the masterpiece of Scottish nature writing. Introduced by Robert Macfarlane and with an afterword by Jeanette Winterson Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland.
It’s halfway through the summer holidays, you’re a little bored? So we thought you’d like to know that three amazing authors will be here in Church Stretton to talk, and read excerpts from their great new novels ‘Lori and Max’,
Our new Newsletter 63 is now available in store with information about books, author visits and much more. Here’s a taster:- First published in 1961 Shell Life on the Seashore; revised edition just published includes a handy fold-out guide to
Poems and Paintings of Herefordshire and Neighbouring Marches Selected by Jonathan Lumby Following The Warlow Experiment it has been difficult to find an apt follow up. It was by chance a customer ordered ‘Poems and Paintings of Herefordshire and Neighbouring
We’ve survived the hottest day; it is such bliss to be cooler today, all be it a little soggy. Driving into work the Stretton Hills looked silvery green with dew – magical.
Alix Nathan’s Warlow, can you sympathise with his plight? Join us Tomorrow 7.30pm at URC Church Hall, Church Stretton – tickets are still available £5 it’s a big hall. The Warlow Experiment .
It was a delight to see browsers on tour from the Housman Society and also enjoying the #StrettFest. To the Housman Society cheers enjoy your #Books and see you again soon.
Congratulations to Sue Prideaux I Am Dynamite has won the 2019-Hawthornden Prize for Literature Last November Sue Prideaux gave a wonderful talk on Nietzsche here in Church Stretton it was informative, witty, and her interaction with PowerPoint foibles was brilliant