Sandspout Bookstore

SHOP LAUNCH
JAZZ EVENT

Feb 6th, with Christian Garrick and David Gordon.A video from the evening: Chris Garrick’s tribute to his violin teacher, Johnny van Derrick

BOOKSHOP
BOOK CLUB

If you are interested to join, please step forward. To meet monthly in the evening with a glass of wine or coffee in the shop; there need be no pressure to talk too much.

WHY WE READ …the whole point about a book seems to have been lost: it reflects its buyer, at least at the time of its having been read, which is why we read them once and then house them forever, or even buy them with only the slightest intention of reading them…

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The Sandspout will produce occasional newsletters, to include news of events, bookish and musical scribble. “I do love email,” declares Elon Musk. “Wherever possible I try to communicate asynchronously.”

BOOKSHOP
BLOG

Jumbled thoughts about books, music, other stuff (always naff, most often incoherent).

BOOKSHOP
DIARY

An occasional account of bookshop life and its analogue tussle with trade and modernity.

50 SHADES
OF RE(a)D

…a serendipitous selection of books, a random library, each book has a trivial description to offer justification for its inclusion.

SUGGESTED
FICTION
TO READ

A selection of classic British and American novels to read, listed decade by decade, each in some way redolent of their era.