Alice Oswald – CCB Patron

Alice Oswald

Alice Oswald is the new CCB Patron CCB is pleased and proud to announce a new patron, one of England’s greatest poets, Alice Oswald. Alice was trained as a classicist at New College, University of Oxford. Her first collection of poetry, The Thing in the Gap-Stone Stile (1996), received a Forward Poetry Prize for Best First Collection. Her second book, Dart (2002), was the outcome of years of research into the history, environment, and community along the River Dart in … Read more

Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017

Have you noticed the appearance of customer reviews in the bookshop? As a community bookshop, we want the books we sell to reflect the tastes of our readers and for those readers to be able to recommend particularly good reads to others. The ‘Post-It’ reviews are a new initiative – aiming to be informative and enticing for browsers desiring a good book. Volunteers and customers write our reviews, two snappy sentences that are easy to write and fun to read. … Read more

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