Spotlight On...Poetry

    National Poetry Day was on the 2nd October 2014 and the theme this year is 'Remember'. In celebration of this we have chosen a selection of classic poetry books as well as some of our favourite new releases for you to enjoy. So whether you are a poetry fan or new to this genre, embrace the spirit of National Poetry Day and take a look... 

    Book of the Week - The Owl & The Pussycat

    The winners of the Forward Poetry Prize 2014 are Kei Miller for the Best Collection and Liz Berry for the Best First Collection, take a look at these winning entries and some of the other contenders. Stephen Santus won the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem with “In a Restaurant”


    Free UK Postage

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace ( who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration

    • @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK!