One of Oxford’s greatest bookstores is undoubtedly Blackwell’s, whose name has long been synonymous with the city and its unrivalled academia. Whilst the chain now owns flagship shops in Cambridge, London Charing Cross Road and Edinburgh South Bridge, it was Oxford’s Broad Street in which Benjamin Henry Blackwell opened his first ever store in January 1879. In those … Continue reading

Small Presses, Self-Publishers, and Specials

He’s back! Say hello again to guest blogger and rising star Dan Holloway, author of several novels including the Oxford-set crime novel The Company of Fellows. Dan participated in the Rising Stars panel at the Blackwell bookstore on Broad Street last week. His next event is called Nightmaring Spires and will take place 10 August at the Albion Beatnik Bookshop. … Continue reading

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