Welcome to The Woodstock Bookshop

The shop opened in May 2008 and is on the main road in Woodstock, just next to the bus stop. We can supply most books to order by the next day and have several thousand books in stock: to order books ring or email the shop. We have a large selection of children's books and are happy to advise and recommend. We can also supply second-hand and out-of-print titles. We offer discounts for school orders and for book clubs and have a free local delivery service.

We were on the regional shortlist for Independent Bookshop of the Year in 2009, 2013 and 2017, and listed in the Independent's Top 50 UK Bookshops.

are both suspended during the pandemic. We hope to start again as soon as it is safe to do so.

The bookshop started and runs Woodstock Poetry Festival, a completely independent festival that has now been running for 8 years.

The Woodstock Literature Society also holds an excellent series of monthly talks - do visit their website for further details.

Twitter: @WoodstockBooks

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Susan Hill

Pictures of Susan Hill signing books after last night's talk at The Methodist Church. We had a great evening - Susan perched against the altar and spoke very fluently and informally about her year of tracking down books and the memories and portions of her life that the books recalled. Someone asked her about 'the writing process' - whether she planned, how she wrote. It was refreshing to hear that she just writes, without much of a plan.
I first read Strange Meeting as a teenager and am still amazed by how someone of under thirty could possibly have written so convincingly about the First World War.

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