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  • Carmen Maria Machado Recommends Your Pride Month Reads

    Join us on Tuesday 22nd June, 6.30 pm BST, for a free online conversation with Carmen Maria Machado to celebrate Independent Bookshop Week x Pride ...
  • Summer (or) Reading: June Pre-Orders

    Will there be sunshine??? Hedge your bets with a book that's as good to read indoors over tea as in the park with an ice-cream. We've got some grea...
  • Indie Fiction Subscription #9: Introducing Lolli Editions

    Lolli Editions is a European publisher based at the Barbican in London. They publish contemporary fiction that challenges existing ideas and breath...
  • BFDay21 Festival: A Weekend Celebrating Burley Fisher Books & Indie Lit, 15-16 Oct 2021

    On 18 February 2021, Burley Fisher Books marked our fifth birthday – alone, in lockdown! With things opening up safely, we’re delighted to announce...
  • Yes, You: May Pre-Orders

    It's a month of long-awaited returns: from Rachel Cusk, Esther Freud, Jhumpa Lahiri, Lisa McInerny, Sjón, Sunjeev Sahota, Rivers Solomon and Vendel...
  • Indie Fiction Subscription #8: Introducing Weatherglass Books

    Weatherglass Books are the publishers of our April indie fiction subscription: Isobel Wohl's Cold New Climate. It's the very first book published b...
  • 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...