READING IN A TIME OF CORONAVIRUS


As most of us are probably self-isolating and books and reading will hopefully become an increasingly important part of our lives, we have decided to bring you regular updates on books and authors in the news.
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...

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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...

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Book related podcasts

Book related podcasts

Several have been launched over recent years A couple we particularly recommend: Cheerful Book Club: the book club for optimists. Ed Milliband and friends in conversation with authors, mostly focusing on contemporary non-fiction. But a recent episode, 27/2/20,featured...

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Some fun for you

Some fun for you

How many of the 100 books that shaped the world have you read? The BBC's list of 100 novels that have shaped the world  

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New book-related initiatives

New book-related initiatives

We will tell you more about these over the following weeks. Do have a look at the Book Trust Home Time which you can find at www.booktrust.org.uk . This is aimed at parents, grandparents and children and includes free online books and book related videos, games,...

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