Barnes Book Groups

Barnes Book Groups

Barnes is clearly a hot-bed of book group activity. Almost everyone I know belongs to one – some to more than one. I have done a very unscientific calculation – based on population, age, socio-economic and gender data to estimate that there are at least 45 book groups...
Books of the Week

Books of the Week

David Walliams’ Slime has oozed to the top of the UK book charts with Lee Child’s Blue Moon at number 2. Blue Moonis the 24th Jack Reacher thriller which has just been published in paper-back.  This is another lone-wolf thriller about dirty money and even dirtier...
Online Literary Festivals

Online Literary Festivals

A number of book festivals are looking at how they can take their festivals on-line. The Big Book Weekend is a 3-day virtual festival running from 8th– 10th May that brings together the best of cancelled British Book festivals.  It features the biggest names in books...
The Barnes Bookshop

The Barnes Bookshop

All books featured in our blog are available to buy from Barnes Books. You can do this by email to [email protected] or by phone, 020 8741 0786. Venetia at the Barnes Bookshop is operating a free local delivery service; payment can be taken over the phone and...
Books of the week

Books of the week

The best-selling book across all genres and formats is Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light. This is the third and final book in her Thomas Cromwell trilogy. The first, Wolf Hall, named after the Seymour family’s seat in Wiltshire, is set in the period 1500 to...