Brick Lane Bookshop is an independent bookshop in Tower Hamlets, London, established in 1978.
We stock Fiction, Non-fiction, London Books, Poetry, Essays, Feminism, Children’s books, Classics, Cookery Books, Philosophy, Graphic Novels, Cards, our Brick Lane Bookshop tote bags and more.
From April 12th 2021, we’re OPEN! Our hours are: Monday – Saturday, 11-6, Sundays, 11-5.
As a thank you to our loyal local customers, we’re offering free delivery to Tower Hamlets residents for orders over £15.
We hope to see you soon!
The 2021 Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize is now open for entries!
The Short Story Prize was launched in 2019 and our aim is to celebrate short stories, to give new writers the chance to be published, encouragement and some financial assistance to write.
Each year we publish an anthology of the twelve longlisted stories. We’re looking for new, exciting, and diverse voices.
Gift cards for our shop can now be bought online – load up any amount you want and have it emailed direct to the recipient.
Can be used to buy books online, and in-store too!
- Gift Card£5.00 – £1,000.00
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Our in-person events have been temporarily postponed due to the pandemic.
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Publishing, theatre, visual arts, writing, film, bookselling, events – our shop grew out of a vibrant local network of innovative activities. Ideas often sparked each other – pushing us into new, unexpected directions…
Explore our rich history, from the 70s all the way to the present, here.