Gay’s The Word

A London Bookshop Cornucopia

If there’s one thing I miss when abroad, it’s the quality of English bookshops. As someone who has not watched live television since Winston Churchill’s funeral it’s important to know these places are still around. I miss the bookshops of Charing Cross Rd, most of which have been replaced by cake shops , but there are […]

Nothing Looted From Bookshop

London’s famous ‘Gay’s The Word’ bookshop in Bloomsbury was attacked during a night of riots in London. The country’s only LGBT bookshop in Marchmont Street, was left with smashed windows, but presumably no swiped stock, as I can’t imagine many of these particular rioters read. A group of kids on bikes kicked in the glass […]

Keeping Up Appearances

FYI, this week I’ll be reading around town, with an appearance at Foyles on Tuesday evening for ‘End Of The Line’ with Adam Nevill and Pat Cadigan (6:30pm kick off), then at the Green Carnation Award Read-Off at Gay’s The Word, Marchmont Street on Thursday evening at 7.30pm.