10 independent bookshops and how they got their name


From alcohol-induced decisions to literary influences, find out how 10 indie bookshops got their name as part of #IBW2016 …

A chat with #IBW2016 Book Award judge Sally Nicholls


We had a chat with last year's #IBW2016 Children's Book Award winner and this year's judge Sally Nicholls 

IBW 2016 Book Award Winners Announced


The winners of the IBW Book Award 2016 are ... 

Introducing our bloggers and vloggers for #IBW2016!


We're absolutely thrilled to be working with 10 fantastic bloggers and vloggers for our tenth birthday (we're getting on a bit eh?)

IBW Book Award Shortlist Announced


The Independent Bookshop Week Book Award shortlist for the 10th anniversary has been announced!

The Gifts of Reading by Robert Macfarlane


THE GIFTS OF READING BY ROBERT MACFARLANE: An autobiographical essay commissioned in
celebration of Independent Bookshop Week 2016!

IBW 2016 Poetry Tour


Poet's National UK Tour Celebrates Independent Bookshop Week's 10th Anniversary

IBW Book Award 2016


Additional Best of the Best Campaign for 2016 - as IBW Award celebrates 10 years

Bookshop Crawl winner announced


We are pleased to announce the winner of the #bookshopcrawl competition, read on to found out who won ... 

The Bookshop at Lower Wyke by Salley Vickers for IBW

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Today we bring you a lovely short story set in a bookshop from Penguin author Salley Vickers. The blog post can also be found on the Penguin blog.

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