166 Brick Lane


E1 6RU


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020 7247 0216

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.

   Our October 2019 Bestsellers

1. Once Upon a Time in Brick Lane

    Paul Trevor

2. The Secret Commonwealth: The

    Book of Dust Volume Two

    Philip Pullman


3. No One is Too Small to Make

    a Difference

    Greta Thunberg


4. Normal People

    Sally Rooney

5. This is Not a Drill

    Extinction Rebellion

6. The Testaments

    Margaret Atwood

7. My Sister, the Serial Killer

    Oyinkan Braithwaite


8.  Devotion

     Patti Smith

9. Girl, Woman, Other

    Bernardine Evaristo

10. Conversations with Friends

      Sally Rooney


11. The Uninhabitable Earth

      David Wallace-Wells

12. Killing Commentadore

      Haruki Murakami

13. The Handmaid's Tale

      Margaret Atwood

14. The Alchemist

      Paulo Coelho

15. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

      Yuval Noah Harari

16. Year of the Monkey

      Patti Smith


17. Just Kids

      Patti Smith

18. Mr Salary

      Sally Rooney


19. Trick Mirror

      Jia Tolentino

20.An Opinionated Guide to London


     Sujata Burman, Rosa Bertoli &

     Taran Wilkhu

Buy our short story prize anthology! £8.

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