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Clyde Best The Acid Test

Saturday 17 December
at 11 am
at Newham Bookshop

Book signing before West Ham v. Hull City

Clyde Best
The Acid Test

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Newham Bookshop

745-747 Barking Road
London E13 9ER
Telephone: 020 8552 9993
Tuesday – Friday
9.30 am – 5 pm
Saturday 10 am – 5 pm



New! Open on Mondays from 28 November to 19 December
from 9.30 am to 5 pm. Come and visit us!
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Tuesday 13 December from 5 to 7 pm
at Newham Bookshop

Christmas Discount Evening

20% discount on all books in stock*

*except academic books

Saturday 17 December at 11 am at Newham Bookshop

Clyde Best The Acid Test
Book signing before West Ham v. Hull City

Meet Clyde Best with The Acid Test at Newham Bookshop

Clyde Best came to West Ham from Bermuda in 1969 and played at Upton Park for seven seasons, making 218 appearances and scoring 58 goals. He went on to play for a number of teams in Europe and the USA, and in 1997 became the coach of the Bermudan national team until 1999. Clyde Best is an icon of his generation and gave many young black footballers a role model at the highest level. More details about The Acid Test.

Nadiya Hussain

Thursday 12 January at 4 pm at Newham Bookshop

Publication day book signing

Meet Nadiya Hussain at Newham Bookshop

We are delighted to welcome Nadiya Hussain to Newham Bookshop. Nadiya will be signing copies of her debut novel The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters. Order your copy now for £10 (rrp £12.99). Click for more details.

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Cressida Cowell with Elmhurst children

Newham Bookshop supports Children’s Book Week
with Cressida Cowell at Elmhurst Primary School

Cressida Cowell

Children’s Book Week ran from 31 November to 4 October and is organised by BookTrust, the largest children’s reading charity in Britain. This annual event is intended to encourage more children to read for pleasure, and is aimed at primary school children. At Elmhurst Primary School, Forest Gate, on Monday 31 October. Cressida Cowell, author of the How to Train your Dragon series, ran interactive workshops with 360 Elmhurst pupils. Read more.

Another Day in the Death of America

Gary Younge reads Radio 4’s Book of the Week

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Gary Younge reads an abridged version of his book, Another Day in the Death of America on BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week, now available on BBC iPlayer Radio. Our Gary Younge event at Stratford Picturehouse on Tuesday 22 November has now sold out – check for returns on the day.

West Ham fans in queue Farewell to Upton Park

West Ham fans queue to meet Sir Trevor Brooking for Farewell to Upton Park signing

More than 100 West Ham fans queued up outside Newham Bookshop on Sunday to get a copy of Farewell to Upton Park signed by Sir Trevor Brooking. Click here for more pictures.

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