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Chorleywood and Gerrards Cross Shops to re-open on Monday 15th June

We are delighted to announce that from Monday 15th June, both Chorleywood and Gerrards Cross Bookshops will once again be open for business. It goes without saying that the safety of both our customers and our teams is paramount and we have introduced a number of measures to minimise any potential risk. These measures include: […]

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The Roasting Tin Around the World

The Roasting Tin Around the World – Global One Dish Dinners by Rukmini Iyer  Bestselling author Rumini Iyer returns with another mouthwatering collection of one-tin recipes. Inspired by crowd-pleasing recipes from all corners of the globe, The Roasting Tin Around the World brings together 75 easy-to-make recipes that epitomise Rumini’s vision of ‘minimum effort, maximum flavour’. […]

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Update to Delivery Services

We can now offer the following delivery services: Post via Royal Mail (charges apply) Pre-arranged collection from one of our shops. Free delivery to your address if within a 5 mile radius of either shop. If you would like to place an order, please email us (include a contact number) and we will deal with your […]

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We can send books to your home!

We are now able to arrange for books to be posted to your home as our wholesaler is running a home delivery service.  If you would like to place an order, please email us (and include a contact number) and we will deal with your request as swiftly as possible. Stay safe! The Bookshop Team […]

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COVID-19 Update

Hello to all of our wonderful customers… It is with great sadness that, in addition to the shop being closed we have taken the difficult decision to temporarily suspend taking new orders by email or phone at the Chorleywood and Gerrards Cross Bookshops.  In the meantime thank you for all your amazing support. We will be […]

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Update – 26th March 2020

  Dear Customer, In what is turning out to be a rapidly-moving situation, we wanted to take the opportunity to update you on our latest plans as the situation with COVID-19 continues to develop. From Monday 23rd March, both the Chorleywood Bookshop and Gerrards Cross Bookshop will be closed to customers. We will, however, continue […]

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Q & A with Pyschotherapist Julia Samuel MBE

Q & A with Julia Samuel  – This Too Shall Pass   Julia Samuel, MBE, is a leading British psychotherapist. During the last thirty years, she has worked first for the NHS and then in private practice. She is Founder Patron of Child Bereavement UK. She lives in London with her husband, and has four […]

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Read of Empathy – reflective children’s titles all in one place

We’re getting behind the 2020 #ReadforEmpathy Book Collections from Empathy Lab UK which feature 50 superb books; 33 for 4-11 year olds and 17 for 12-16 year olds. The last was announced this week.  The collection of books illuminate the experience of people from a range of cultures or life circumstances or help children explore emotions, […]

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Take Elton John home for Christmas

Auction Closed.  Thank you for bidding! Deadline Friday 15th at 5pm   When a life-sized Elton John arrived with a box of his new autobiographies, he brought a splash of colour into the shop with him. We’d like to recycle the joy of Elton and his colourful rainbow to a good home in time for […]

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Ian McEwan’s new political satire

When truth is stranger than fiction, there’s always satire to keep us amused.  In McEwan’s new novella, The Cockroach, Jim Sams wakes to find that he has become the most powerful man in Britain and nothing must get in his way to deliver the will of the people. “As the nation tears itself apart…” McEwan […]

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