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  • Bookshop Guide for Independent Presses

    WE ARE OOOOOPEN!!! Customers are allowed to browse. That's right, you guys, you can and rifle and rummage to your hearts' content. It also means we...
  • Read, The World: April Pre-Orders

    It's a particularly exciting month for fiction in translation with debuts, science fiction, short stories, returning giants like Al Aswany, Binet a...
  • Indie Fiction Subscription #7: Cipher Press

    You’re so right that there are great things going on in UK queer writing, which makes it an exciting time to be doing Cipher Press. We worked in publishing and bookselling for years before launching Cipher, and have long wanted to see a queer lit scene emerging here. It feels like that kind of thing has been going on in the US for a long time, but that it’s really just getting started here. We’re excited to be a part of it.
  • Spring Forth: March Pre-Orders

    We can do it… a few more months of reading alone before we can read together. We've got signed books, short stories, fairy tales, weird noir, books...
  • Picture This: Non-Fiction Picture Books Telling Life Stories – A Guest Blog by SF Said

    We're thrilled to welcome SF Said, author of Varjak Paw, as a guest blogger/bookseller, to share an incredible selection of contemporary non-fictio...
  • Indie Fiction Subscription #6: Les Fugitives

    Les Fugitives sprang to life in 2015, publishing Francophone authors whose work had not yet been translated into English. We love their description...
  • February Pre-Orders: Things Suck, Read Great Books

    What could be more perfectly February than pre-ordering an amazing book? With Valentine's Day, Galentine's/Palentine's Day AND Chinese New Year com...
  • Poetry Subscription #3: Introducing Jo Brandon

    This January seems like a good time to think about cures… and Jo Brandon has them, with her new collection Cures, published by the excellent Valley...
  • Indie Fiction Subscription #5: Introducing Faber & Faber

    … as if Faber need any introduction. Founded in 1929, Faber have been making literary history by risking it all on new voices for nearly a century ...
  • We Need New Stories: January Pre-orders

    It's a bumper month for fiction lovers – and just as well, because we could all use stories that stop us doom-scrolling while telling us, in extend...
  • Midwinter Wonderland

    We thought we'd celebrate the solstice with our final list of 2020: here's 21(ish) titles that make us think of midwinter, and think at midwinter. ...
  • Indie Fiction Subscription #4: Introduction DEAD INK

    Based in Liverpool since 2016, Dead Ink are underground superstars. If you haven't read a Dead Ink title yet, then authors such as Naomi Booth and ...