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Bookshop Bookclub Goes Online

The Bookshop Bookclub is Now Online

With the bricks and mortar shop temporarily closed, we’ve been missing your lively book conversations and hearing your thoughts on the latest reads. So we’ve moved the Bookshop Bookclub online!

Become a member of Sevenoaks Bookshop Bookclub on Facebook to chat books. We’ll also be hosting regular scheduled discussions.

Our first ever live discussion will be Tuesday 7 April at 8pm, when we’ll be talking about Bernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other. We hope you can join us!

Wishing all of you the very best whilst we’re in lockdown. Keep on reading!

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Online Shop – Update

Wednesday 20 May

We are delivering locally and posting anywhere and everywhere!

We now have all of our approx 8000 books available to order and deliver to you wherever you are! We’re posting out daily and delivering locally at least twice a week.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for in our online shop, email us with your request and we’ll do our best to get hold of whatever book you’re after. And if you’re looking to send someone a gift and can’t quite decide what to go for, we now have gift vouchers that can be used online – and when we finally get to open fully, inside our beautiful bricks and mortar shop.

We look forward to when we can reopen our bookshop to everyone – our high street bookshop as well as our online shop. And look forward to meeting you, talking about books, exchanging recommendations and hopefully receiving your orders. Until then, we hope you can discover lots of wonderful books on your shelves worthy of re-reading, books you’d started and forgotten to finish, books you simply forgot you had.

Keep reading!

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Here for All Your Book Needs

Here for All Your Book Needs

Sadly, due to the Coronavirus pandemic we have cancelled upcoming author events and our Book Club.

Other than that Sevenoaks Bookshop remains very much open as usual! We’re stocked full of books, heads brimming with ideas and recommendations, and we’re ready to serve – in the bookshop, on the phone, via email, and hopefully very soon via our website.

We’re also offering free delivery of books in the Sevenoaks Town area or, for £3.25, 2nd class postage to further afield*. Phone (01732 452055) or email us (enquiries@sevenoaksbookshop.co.uk) if you would like to order a book.

*At this time we are unable to offer our loyalty card scheme in conjunction with delivery.

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Square Haunting

Square Haunting
by Francesca Wade

Five exceptional women, one London square – a fascinating group biography.

Mecklenburgh Square, on the radical fringes of interwar Bloomsbury, was home to activists, experimenters and revolutionaries; among them were the modernist poet H. D., detective novelist Dorothy L. Sayers, classicist Jane Harrison, economic historian Eileen Power, and writer and publisher Virginia Woolf. They each alighted there seeking a space where they could live, love and, above all, work independently. Francesca’s book biography explores how these trailblazing women pushed the boundaries of literature, scholarship, and social norms, forging careers that would have been impossible without these rooms of their own.

‘I like this London life . . . the street-sauntering and square-haunting.’  – Virginia Woolf, diary, 1925