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LRB Bookshop @LRBbookshop 14 Bury Place, London, UK

London Review Bookshop. 20,000 titles on two floors in Bloomsbury, plus cakes and tea.

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Retweeted by LRB BookshopLoved this gorgeous collection from @Influxpress , especially ‘London, an exercise in learning’ from Susanna Moreir…
Retweeted by LRB Bookshop @Influxpress On the blog today you can read Viola Di Grado's essay from the book 'Getting Better', translated by An… Book of the Week is LUCIFER OVER LONDON, new collection of narrative essays about the city, first published in… up your mind, books imagine travelling back in time 145 years with the intention of meeting rainer maria rilke, somehow tracking h… for anyone else who needs it: four beautiful @hazel_press pamphlets are available to order via our online shop:
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Retweeted by LRB BookshopLots more signed editions just added to our online shop, including Brian Eno, @herdyshepherd1, @edcaesar and… @HindChristopher ok the plot is starting to come together. who do you think would be in the market for frodo's mithril shirtthere's a lot to be said for them but they do tend to dragon a bit towards the end @AtlasResolved do hobbits have banks?the council of elrond could be a massive charity auction instead. "you have my axe" "you have my feedback on a manuscript in progress"for the plot to work it would be vital that for some reason gandalf couldn't create the money by magici would definitely watch a lord of the rings where instead of casting the ring into the fires of mount doom, frodo…! very thin watery snow! falling very fast straight downward and melting immediately on contact with anything!just had a visit from an eminent scientist who confirmed what we had long suspected - at some point during second l… from time.Today's Christmas gift suggestions come from our Essays section 🎁 Browse our picks here: @scepticalranil An absentminded heathen."why are you tweeting everything i do" he asksdavid sullenly jabs the fire with the poker. it flares up briefly then subsides. he replaces the poker and absentmi… curlew moans from across the moor. a lonesome hootopen in the drizzle @EmilyPegues i love that cupid just assumes the lion can read already
Buy your loved ones The Dominant Animal this Christmas, as recommended by Sophie Mackintosh 🐕🔪
Retweeted by LRB BookshopSigned first editions of BLUE TICKET are also available to order from our online shop've asked some pals of the shop to tell us what they'll be giving this Christmas 🎁 First up is Sophie Mackintosh,… The Poet’s Cat is a Christmas pick by the always chic and erudite staff of @LRBbookshop, who know their fe…
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if, like me, you have trouble remembering which simpson is which, this mnemonic rhyme may be useful: Bart has flat… of calling it "a false positive on a coronavirus test", i think we should call it "the roney baloney"✨SUNDAY STAFF PICKS✨ Katy recommends PET by Akwaeke Emezi: 'A spellbinding exploration of friendship - a YA book…
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Retweeted by LRB Bookshopwhen you see a sign like this, you can be certain that you are not in folsom prison @JSFox42 completely missed this at the time and this is amazing! @robpalkwriter @DianaHenryFood @maxjohnporter it's amazingif i was jesting pilate i would simply stay for an answeranyway our christmas reopening details are here no sooner were we assembled than it immediately began to snow! just a brief flurry, but enough to make everythi… just before we reopened in july, a neighbour of ours took this photo for us. we decided we would recreate this i… i was an elizabethan mercenary, one thing i would definitely make clink, would be the cannikin
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Support the excellent ⁦@LRBbookshop⁩. Now in stock: Chantal Akerman Retrospective Handbook by Joanna Hogg and Adam…
Retweeted by LRB Bookshop @SashaDugdale Attendant, would you tell with such high zest To children ardent for some desparate glory The old lie… @DanteMicheaux @LRB isn't it the businesspublishers weekly had us all going there for a minute! LRB Screen at Home continues, with Xiaolu Guo on Angela Schanelec’s Passing Summer Online, 7pm - book he… and I talk about animals, Lynn Margulis, science as structure, clarity in poems & other things for…
Retweeted by LRB BookshopThis week's podcast: @daisylafarge reads from her debut collection LIFE WITHOUT AIR (@GrantaBooks) and discusses he… @pressfuturist OK this is amazingit just struck me that the first 4 words of cypress hill's "hits from the bong" - 'pick it, pack it' - is an excell…
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Retweeted by LRB Bookshop.@owenhatherley's Red Metropolis is top of the pops for a second week in a row! 🌹📕❤️
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Retweeted by LRB BookshopJust in from the US: Mary Gaitskill's essay collection SOMEBODY WITH A LITTLE HAMMER. Gaitskill on Björk, Norman Ma… @britishmuseum @englishpen You can find out more about the exhibition in the beautiful book published alongside - a… @britishmuseum x @englishpen inspired by Edmund de Waal's Library of Exile exhibition sounds fascinating - thi… part of the second season of their Screen at Home series, in partnership with @mubiuk, the @LRBbookshop will fe…
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Retweeted by LRB Bookshopit is astonishing that it seems to be beyond this government to find a single person who was at download in 2017 an…, pyro. obviously an absolute no-no in a bookshop setting. they didn't use pyro in 2002 but my mate saw them… jokers in the DMs suggesting we could get round sound system problems by going for a Serj acoustic gig. look…, support. i saw them with *dillinger escape plan* at the nottingham arena in 2002 and that was grand - but… neither Oliver Dowden, Matt Hancock nor Chris Whitty has so far said a word on this. this is an area where mini… - this is something the government could help with - setlist issues. we envisage a setlist drawing very he… tourbus parking. right through the pandemic bury place has been absolutely chocka from 11am onwards (deliv…, slightly less important but still crucial - lighting. our lights switches are downstairs by the back offi… of all, our sound system. it works fine to amplify our regular bookshop events / record podcasts etc. - but i…