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The Night Visitor
by lucy atkins

This seductively creepy and gripping psychological drama opens at a scene quite familiar to staff and customers of this shop. We’re at the launch party of a hotly anticipated book by an illustrious TV academic. But, from the offset, we are unsettled: while her guests toast her brains, her flair, her lucky, lucky life, our author is more than a bit rattled and her family, while present in body, clearly aren’t there in spirit. The book in question, a biography […]

Nah, nah, nah, nana-nah nah: St Jude’s!

It’s become one of the highlights of our literary calendar and we are super-excited to be working with the team behind the St Jude’s Litfest again this summer, especially as the line-up of visiting authors is positively mouth-watering this year. Featured speakers over the weekend of 23/24 June in Hampstead Garden Suburb include: Saturday: Lynn Truss, John Tusa, Clemency Burton Hill and Robert Peston while Sunday offers Nicholas Hytner, Viv Groskop, Simon Jenkin and Philip Collins. Full booking details, timings […]

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Get your hands on Greg Wise…

If you were unable to get to our evening with actor Greg Wise, during which he talked about the journey towards writing Not That Kind Of Love, the moving and counter-intuitively life-affirming account of his sister Clare’s  battle with cancer, but would like a signed copy of this extraordinary book, we can post to you, wherever you are in the world. Just email us at info@welbooks.co.uk and we can swap details!

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Play Bookshop Bingo & win book vouchers

How well do you know our little shop and the team that runs it? If you’re a regular customer, have a look at our Staff Favourites section next time you’re in the shop and if you can correctly match 10 books to the staff member wh0 selected them we’ll give you a £10 book voucher! Tiny clue for starters: think flowers, awfully nice gels and loveliness for my choices! Danny

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The Lie Of The Land
by Amanda Craig

Bright, ingenious, funny and gripping, I didn’t want The Lie of The Land to end

Reservoir 13
by jon mcgregor

The book everyone is talking about

Anatomy Of A Scandal
by Sarah Vaughan

Super-gripping, super-zeitgeisty courtroom thriller

Lullaby
by Leilah Slimani

Thought-provoking page-turner is a real literary discovery

The real deal on Donald: Pre-order Fire & Fury with 15% discount

Get the lowdown on Mr President, Donald Trump, here for less! We’re offering 15% off all pre-orders of Fire and Fury, the most talked about political book of the day. We can confirm that this is not fake news, it’s the real deal. Please email us (info@welbooks.co.uk) or call (0207 431 3770) to reserve your copy on the publication date of 9 Jan

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Bestsellers & the class of 2017

Welcome to the bit of the year where you don’t just have to look for books that you might love, but also books for the assembled throng of friends, family & colleagues that you might be shopping for this season. So, in the spirit of being helpful, here’s a bunch of our current bestsellers (our top 21…because we just couldn’t bear to leave number 21 off) plus a selection of books that we, the staff of your friendly, neighbourhood bookshop, […]

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The Other Woman
by Laura Wilson

She wants what you have.

Signed, sealed, delivered: it’s yours!

What turns an already wonderful book into a perfect gift? Getting it signed by the author, of course! We’ve amassed a treasure trove of such literary riches ready for you to browse, whether you live nearby and can pop in and pick up or far, far away–in which case we can post to whatever far flung corner of the world you happen to inhabit. Here follows two lists–adult and children’s titles–of what’s currently on offer and we’ll keep updating it […]

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Madame Zero
by Sarah Hall

The most astounding collection of short stories I have read.

How Not To Be A Boy
by Robert Webb

How not to miss out on signed copies of How Not To Be A Boy by Robert Webb

The Party
by Elizabeth Day

Cruelty, conceit and the Class of the 1980s

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
by Gail Honeyman

Your next favourite novel has arrived

Past Events

Tuesday 17th April
Get The Party started!
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Tuesday 10th April
Bookworm: beloved memories of childhood reading
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Thursday 22nd March
‘A love letter to human kindness’
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Wednesday 21st February
Greg Wise and wherefores
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