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 recent Independent's Top 50 UK Bookshops.

We hold a series of informal talks and readings throughout the year. If you buy any book at the talk the cost of the ticket will be deducted. Please ring or email to book a place - early booking advisable.

The Woodstock Literature Society and Wootton Village Hall also hold excellent series of monthly talks - do visit their websites for further details.

Twitter: @WoodstockBooks

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Winter Count

We had a lovely evening in the shop yesterday to celebrate the publication of Peter Naumann's Winter Count. Pete worked in the shop for the first few years after we opened and it was a huge pleasure to welcome him back as a published poet. He read his poems so well and also gave them very interesting introductions - the winter count of the title poem, for example, refers to the pictorial histories of significant events during the year made by American tribes - see the picture below, an image reflected on the cover of the book in a picture by Pete's mother Anouk.

Pete preparing to read:

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