Thank you Barbara and Cherie for a very successly launch of ZigZag and the Magic Wood here at Burway Books. Cherie’s window display is AMAZING – if you missed the book launch do visit us, and wonder at Cherie’s amazing
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 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.
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
For more than twenty-five years, David Nott has taken unpaid leave from his job as a general and vascular surgeon with the NHS to volunteer in some of the world’s most dangerous war zones. From Sarajevo under siege in 1993,
Simon Armitage – The UK’s new Poet Laureate’s latest collection Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic Over the course of several years, Simon Armitage has written hundreds of poems for various projects, commissions, collaborations and events, which stand outside of his mainstream
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
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