Books on my Birthday List 2019

So this post is just me compiling a list of books I'd like to get around my birthday out loud. And you might like some of these too? The Illustrated Dust Jacket (1920 -1970) - Martin Salisbury (Thames & Hudson): The middle decades of the twentieth century saw an extraordinary flourishing of the illustrated, pictorial … Continue reading Books on my Birthday List 2019

My Favourite Book Covers of 2019 (Jan – March)

There have been some reallllllly nice book covers cropping up lately so I thought I'd share some of my favourites with you... January: Our Universe (Penguin) How to Leave (Bloomsbury) Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom (Faber) Golden Child (Faber) Little Man, What Now? (Penguin) February: Graceland (Chatto & Windus) The Night Tiger (Quercus) The … Continue reading My Favourite Book Covers of 2019 (Jan – March)

Please get excited about 4th Estate’s Matchbook Classics with me

So imagine a series of books with beautiful vintage designs, wraparound spines and sprayed edges to look like matchboxes. Just imagine. Well, it looks like that's what 4th Estate have done! It recently came to my attention that these BEAUTIES are coming out on 4th April, so you all know now what to get me … Continue reading Please get excited about 4th Estate’s Matchbook Classics with me

Most Anticipated Books: March – June 2019

I've been scouring the catalogues and thought I'd share with you my most anticipated releases over the next few months... Lanny - Max Porter (Faber & Faber): 7th March 2019 Not far from London, there is a village. This village belongs to the people who live in it and to those who lived in it … Continue reading Most Anticipated Books: March – June 2019

London Indie Book Haul

I went to London for a work meeting the other day and decided to make the most of being in the Big Smoke and checking out some of the amazing independent bookshops there. Starting out with Daunt Books in Marylebone (about a 20 min walk from Paddington Station), I got a facsimile hardback edition of … Continue reading London Indie Book Haul