On the bookshop trail

At The Letterpress Project we are always looking to visit bookshops whenever we visit a new town or city. Just recently we went to Harrogate for the first time and we've written about the bookshop experience we had there. 

By clicking on the link below you can see where else our travels have taken us.

 

 

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The making of a new reader

That Book Woman by Heather Henson, illustrated by David Small tells the remarkable story Pack Horse Library scheme in Depression Era USA designed to improve reading and literacy skills in Kentucky.

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Old School

Guest reviewer, Alun Severn reads Tobias Wolff's only novel and believes 'it contains some of Wolff’s most sensuously exact, lushly descriptive writing'

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The healing power of music

Birdsong by Katya Balen is a beautifully written and, at times, lyrical novella which introduces us to the therapeutic qualities of music – whether it’s made by human instruments or by way of the natural world. 

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A life on the margins

John Rechy's City of Night is an autobiography disguised as fiction that draws back the curtain on the life of the gay hustler on the streets of 60s America

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