“Happiness is a Cup of Coffee and a Good Book”

Earlier this year, Oxfam Books, Petergate, launched a loyalty card scheme, applying to fiction paperbacks purchased from the Oxfam shop on Low Petergate and entitling customers to a free paperback book for every six that they buy. Following the success of this scheme, the loyalty cards will now be rolled out across three more bookshops… More “Happiness is a Cup of Coffee and a Good Book”

The Nepal Earthquake and how you can help

In light of recent events regarding the devastating Nepal earthquake, it is necessary to highlight the emergency response played by Oxfam. Such disasters, despite any methods that may be undertaken, cannot be fully prevented. There will always be some level of damage whether it is structurally or physically; it will affect people’s lives. Therefore with… More The Nepal Earthquake and how you can help

Book of the Week: Beckett Remembering Remembering Beckett

In anticipation of St Patrick’s Day on Tuesday 17th March, we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate one of our favourite Irish writers, Samuel Beckett. Widely regarded as one of the most important writers of the 20th Century, Beckett was a novelist, playwright, theatre director and poet whose work fits in to what Marin Esslin… More Book of the Week: Beckett Remembering Remembering Beckett

Book of the Week: Ian Fleming’s For your Eyes Only – FIRST EDITION

This week we received a very exciting donation: a 1st edition, hardback copy of For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming, published by Jonathon Cape in 1960. This is the eighth book in the James Bond series and contains five short stories: – From a View to Kill – For Your Eyes Only – Quantum of… More Book of the Week: Ian Fleming’s For your Eyes Only – FIRST EDITION