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Our first book launch

Posted by GILES WILSON on

  We're delighted to announce our first book launch! The book: Body Language by A.K. Turner (aka Anya Lipska)The event: Online at WansteadiumThe date & time: Thursday 26 November, 6.30pm This feels like a really big step for our new venture, but it was always our intention to help encourage cultural activities in Wanstead through this bookshop, so it shouldn't come as a surprise. We know (because we've had an early copy) that the book is a delight – and will be to anyone who enjoyed Anya Lipska's Kiszka and Kershaw series which, from time to time, featured our beloved...

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How to contact us

Posted by GILES WILSON on

You can email us at contact@wansteadbookshop.com, or use the chat function on the website. We'll get back in contact with you as soon as possible. Should you need to return a book, use the address on the delivery form. If you need to write to us, you can do so c/o 9 Rodney Road Wanstead London E11 2DE

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Our yearning for a bookshop in Wanstead

Posted by GILES WILSON on

When Oxfam Books and Music opened in Wanstead High Street in 2010, Wansteadium (our other project) broke the news, saying: "[A]fter years of waiting, Wanstead is to get its own bookshop. OK, it’s a charity shop, and will sell second hand books, but nevertheless the news could give Wanstead High Street the boost it has been needing." And it's been true - the Oxfam shop has given Wanstead brains a focal point. But a shop of that type can't quite scratch the itch that a desire for a bookshop represents. We have yearned for Wanstead to have its own bookshop, and...

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Good causes

Posted by GILES WILSON on

The things which make Wanstead such a great place to live don't just happen - they take resources and time and dedication. And those activities have been hit as much by Coronavirus as everything else. One of our goals in setting up the Wanstead Bookshop is to support the cultural and community life of Wanstead. So when you buy an order over £10, we will donate £1 to one of the following: Wanstead Cricket Club Wanstead Fringe Wanstead Community Gardeners The Corner House Project.  To choose which cause to support, just enter one of the following codes at checkout: CRICKET...

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