Hackney bookshops

What are your favourite places to pick up new readables?I’m quite the fan of Pages of Hackney and the Broadway Bookshop. I don’t really have a newsagent here I frequent, however.

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  1. ewebber - 7 October 2010, 10:09 am

    Pages is great! A really nice bookshop with regular events (and close to me!)

  2. quitepeculiar - 7 October 2010, 10:13 am

    Yep! http://www.pagesofhackney.co.uk/ I haven’t been to any of their events yet, but would eventually like to go.

  3. quitepeculiar - 12 October 2010, 6:06 pm

    I’d like to add Artwords Bookshop to the list as well. I’ve been to the one on Broadway Market a few times, and it’s hard for me to walk away empty-handed.

  4. marty21 - 12 October 2010, 6:32 pm

    I like Pages, don’t seem to go to the Stoke Newington Book Shop very often, it’s ok. I quite like the second hand book shop in Stokie – the one that doesn’t see records (Don’t really like that one)

  5. quitepeculiar - 13 October 2010, 10:15 am

    I’ve been to the Stoke Newington Book Shop once. I got my copy of Man Walks Into a Pub there. It was during the Stokey Lit Festival, so later that day I was able to get Pete Brown to sign it as well.Yeah, a friend of mine who lived in Hackney for three years before recently moving back to Ireland really liked a second-hand bookshop on Church Street. It may be the same one you’re talking about.

  6. ewebber - 15 March 2012, 6:18 am

    Dolon books on Broadway Market http://www.donlonbooks.co.uk/ (also featured here: http://photography.glossom.com/2012/03/5-independent-photography-bookshops/) specialises in art photography and music books some rare and out of print.”

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