166 Brick Lane


E1 6RU

We're Open:

Mon - Sat.

11am - 6pm,

Sun.12 - 4pm

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.

We are now open

Monday to Saturday, 11am - 6pm

Sunday 12 - 5pm

Certain restrictions will be in place to ensure the safety of staff and shoppers - please keep a safe distance, wear a mask, and pay on card if possible.

You can still buy books through our online shop, email us your orders, or ask for recommendations - we're offering free postage to Tower Hamlets residents for orders over £15, and can post to anywhere in the world.

Many thanks for your continued support. See you soon!

August 2020 Bestsellers

1. Girl, Woman, Other

    Bernardine Evaristo

2. Women Don't Owe You Pretty

    Florence Given


3. Intimations

    Zadie Smith

4. Why I'm No Longer Talking to

    White People about Race

    Reni Eddo-Lodge

5. Where the Crawdads Sing

    Delia Owens

6. Three Women

    Lisa Taddeo

7. Real Life

    Brandon Taylor

8. Trick Mirror

    Jia Tolentino

9.  Wow, No Thank You

     Samantha Irby

10. The Hungover Games 

      Sophie Heawood

11. Normal People

     Sally Rooney

12. The Fire Next Time

     James Baldwin

13. Mr. Loverman

      Bernardine Evaristo

14. Woman, Race & Class

     Angela Y. Davis

15. The Vanishing Half

      Brit Bennett

16. White Fragility

      Robin DiAngelo

17. Our Arab Women on the Ground

      Zahra Hankir

18. My Year of Rest and Relaxation

     Ottessa Moshfegh

20. Rainbow Milk

      Paul Mendez

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