Bookshelf

Our reviews of books by local authors, plus local literary news


Interview with Anita Anand

Interview with Anita Anand

Sophia Duleep Singh was the strangest suffragette of all. Her new Richmond biographer, Anita Anand, talks to Richard Nye about the royal rebel ... Read More ›

Review: The A to Zen of Travel by Sarah Tucker

Review: The A to Zen of Travel by Sarah Tucker

Eve Wingerath reviews The A to Zen of Travel by Sarah Tucker... Read More ›

Review: The Dance of Love by Angela Young

Review: The Dance of Love by Angela Young

Emily Davis reviews The Dance of Love by Angela Young... Read More ›

Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival 2014

Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival 2014

Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival has opened its booking! With an exciting mix of literary names covering history, music, art, politics and more, there’s a lot to be looking forward... Read More ›

Kew Bookshop launches Achieving through Reading Sponsorship Award

Kew Bookshop is proud to present its first ever Achieving through Reading Sponsorship Award. The Bookshop is looking for schools to nominate themselves. If you are a state-funded primary school... Read More ›

Local author Angela Young releases new book

Local author Angela Young releases new book

Richmond resident Angela Young has released her second novel. The Dance of Love is a historical romance, a love story ‘with a serious heart’. It’s about the difficulty of marrying... Read More ›

Book review: Mother and Son

Book review: Mother and Son

Emily Davis reviews Mother and Son, by Hampton Court based journalist and author Alison Kervin... Read More ›

Book review: The Bancrofts on and off the Victorian Stage

Book review: The Bancrofts on and off the Victorian Stage

Rosanna Greenstreet reviews The Bancrofts on and off the Victorian Stage Caroline Blomfield, available from Kew Bookshop... Read More ›

Book review: The Pattern Maker

Book review: The Pattern Maker

Richard Nye reviews The Pattern Maker, by Richmond based author Nicholas Lim... Read More ›

Book review: Patriotic Games

Book review: Patriotic Games

Richard Nye reviews Patriotic Games, by Barnes based author Malcolm Hamer Recruits are required for the  First World War, and the Government hopes that a football match between League Champions... Read More ›

Book review: Road Ends

Book review: Road Ends

Rosanna Greenstreet reviews Road Ends, by Kingston resident Mary Lawson... Read More ›

Book review: The Field of Cloth of Gold

Book review: The Field of Cloth of Gold

Richard Nye reviews The Field of Cloth of Gold, by Glenn Richardson... Read More ›

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