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!

September 2020 Bestsellers

1. Girl, Woman, Other

    Bernardine Evaristo


2. Intimations

    Zadie Smith

3. AZADI: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction.

    Arundhati Roy

4. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

    Ocean Vuong

5. Untamed

    Glennon Doyle

6. How to Stay Sane in an Age of              Division

    Elif Shafak

7. Burnt Sugar

    Avni Doshi

8. The Lying Life of Adults

    Elena Ferrante

9. The Testaments

    Margaret Atwood

10. Why I'm No Longer Talking to

      White People about Race

      Reni Eddo-Lodge

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