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We’re looking forward to re-opening on Tuesday 13 April

From 3 to 12 April
Open for payment and collections through the door, Tuesday to Saturday
from 10 am to 12 noon.
From Tuesday 13 April
Open Tuesday to Saturday
from 10 am to 5 pm.
Face coverings, four customers at a time.
We can send books by post, usually £3 in the UK.

Redeem your
World Book Day
vouchers any time up to Friday 23 April.
We will honour them.

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Thank you to all our customers, local, national and worldwide, for your loyalty and support over the last year.



Tuesday 2 December
from 5 to 8 pm at
Newham Bookshop

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*excluding academic books

Christmas Discount Evening

20% discount on all purchases from stock*
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Join us at the Bookshop on Tuesday 2 December from 5 to 8 pm for our famous Christmas Discount Evening

There’ll be festive food and drink, and the usual friendly atmosphere of our customers choosing Christmas gifts.

Special guests this year include Barbara Nadel, Luci Gosling, John Dolan and his thoughtful dog, George, and Québécois author Denis Thériault.

John Dolan and George Denis Theriault

John Dolan is a street artist whose life was transformed when an exhibition of his drawings was put on at the Howard Griffin gallery last autumn. He has now written a memoir of his life with his dog, John and George: the Dog who Changed My Life.

John Dolan was featured in Spitalfields Life in October 2013.

Denis Thériault is a screenwriter based in Montreal. His second novel, The Peculiar Life Of A Lonely Postman was published in September 2014.

Watch out for online events


Family lessons for
Writing and Reading Newham
available here

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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.


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Newham Bookshop is LoveReading’s
Bookshop of the Month

We are proud that Newham Bookshop is LoveReading’s Bookshop of the Month. The article features a Q&A with Vivian Archer, which you can read here.


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