Violets by Shin Kyung-sook is a literary fiction set in South Korea. Originally published in 2001, it’s recently been translated to English by Anton Hur ….
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While I believe that every day is a celebration of all forms and manifestations of love, there’s something about falling in love with ‘love’ in ….
In all its adventurous uncertainty, 2021 was, by far, the most eventful year of my life. From graduating from high school during a deadly pandemic ….
Pages of Hackney is a little blue shop located on Lower Clapton Road, it’s cosy and friendly, and stocks an eclectic selection of books. Their ….
As the new academic year starts, so many students flock to London, many for the first time. I love discovering new parts of London but ….
The phone rang. I picked it up. I cried. I’d been interviewing for a publicity assistant position at an independent publishing house. It was the ….
We’re drawing close to the Regional Independent Bookshop of the Year Award at the British Book Awards, with the shortlisted shops chosen. Obviously, the past year has been very different from usual, for all of us but especially for bookshops! To find out more, I wanted to get in touch with some of my favourite shortlisted bookshops, asking what they had been up to over the past year and how it had worked.