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Wishing you a Happy New Year 2021

We are now closed, complying with national Covid-19 restrictions

Please email
or call 020 8552 9993 to order books
or arrange a collection.
Open for collections through the door,
Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 12 noon.
We can send orders by post from £2 in the UK.

Thank you to all our loyal customers for your support and patience during this difficult time.

Covid-19 restrictions apply until further notice.

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Thank you to our 15,500+ Twitter followers for the 200+ orders you have sent us. We’ll be in touch.

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New books by two authors based in Newham

A River Called Time by Courttia Newland

Courttia Newland
A River Called Time

Published by Canongate
in hardback at £16.99.

Signed copies
available now.

Click on the cover for more details.

Mrs Death Misses Death by Salena Godden

Salena Godden
Mrs Death
Misses Death

Published by Canongate
in hardback at £14.99.

Independent bookshop edition available from 28 January
— order your copy now.

Click on the cover for more details.

Our selection of books for January

Click on a cover for full details.

A Theatre for Dreamers

A Theatre for Dreamers
is published in hardback
by Bloomsbury at £14.99.

Exclusive! Signed copies available

Polly Samson: A Theatre for Dreamers

Burning with the heat and light of Greece, A Theatre for Dreamers is the spellbinding Sunday Times bestseller about utopian dreams and innocence lost — and the wars waged between men and women on the battlegrounds of genius.

“One of the year’s most lushly enjoyable novels” — The Telegraph, Best Novels of 2020.

Order your copy by email to
or call 020 8552 9993.

And finally… ITV News London reports from Newham Bookshop

ITV News London’s Sally Williams reported from Newham Bookshop on the Tweet that produced over 500 orders. We are working on them…

New books for
West Ham fans

They Played
with Billy Bonds

They Played With Billy Bonds
Forewords by Sir Trevor Brooking and Bryan ‘Pop’ Robson. Hardback, 375 pages. Interviews with 102 Hammers who played with the great man. £30.

West Ham United 1965-1973

West Ham United 1965-1973
Foreword by Sir Geoff Hurst. A unique hardback book featuring over 1,700 unseen photographs from 100 classic matches played by West Ham United during their golden years. A real treat for the true Hammers fan and an incredible journey down memory lane. £29.99.

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Family lessons for Writing and Reading Newham available here

Interested in learning more about Newham Bookshop and some of the people connected with it? We have four lessons for classroom or family use developed from On the Record’s oral history project centered around Newham Bookshop, Writing and Reading Newham. Click here for full details.