Book club meeting 9

Parade's End Books 406 Richmond Road

This month we're reading a novella for our festive December book club: Love by Hanne Ørstavik. Love is the story of Vibeke and Jon, a mother and son who have just moved to a small place in the north of Norway. It’s the day before Jon’s birthday, and a travelling carnival has come to the […]

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Author Signings @ Latchmere Christmas Market

Latchmere Recreation Ground 118 Latchmere Road, Kingston upon Thames

Fancy some festive fun for all the family? Join us for author book signings on our stall at Latchmere Christmas Market! Local authors who'll be bringing and signing their books include Booker-nominated Mary Lawson (“A Town Called Solace”), local historian and writer Gordon Elsden (“People of the Latchmere”) and fantastic children's writer Zoe Antoniades ("Invincible Voices" […]

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BOOK LAUNCH AND SIGNING with Graham Clark, author of Coronation Baby, Council House Kid

Parade's End Books 406 Richmond Road

At Parade's End Books we are pleased to announce that Graham Clark, who many would only know by his nickname Gubba in the 1960s, will be in our shop to locally launch his recently published book, Coronation Baby, Council House Kid on Saturday 15th January between 11am until 1pm. It tells a story of a […]

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Book club meeting 10

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This month we're reading Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller - winner of the Costa Novel Award 2021! Unsettled Ground tells the story of twins Jeanie and Julius, who have always been different from other people. At 51 years old, they still live with their mother, Dot, in rural isolation and poverty. Inside the walls of their […]

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Hannah Kent in Conversation with Kiran Millwood Hargrave

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Join internationally bestselling author Hannah Kent for this exclusive event celebrating the launch of her latest novel Devotion, where she will be speaking to author Kiran Millwood Hargrave (The Mercies). Hannah will discuss the inspiration behind her novels, writing historical fiction, and why this novel may be her most personal. From the author of Burial […]

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Book club meeting 11

Parade's End Books 406 Richmond Road

This month we’re reading The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey The book begins in March 1976: St Constance, a tiny Caribbean village on the island of Black Conch. A fisherman sings to himself, waiting for a catch – but attracts a sea-dweller he doesn’t expect. A beautiful young woman cursed by jealous wives to live as […]

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An Evening with Local Bestselling Author Mary Lawson

Parade's End Books 406 Richmond Road

We're unbelievably excited to be hosting an evening at the bookshop with Booker Prize-nominated local author Mary Lawson!  Join us on Friday 26 March 7-9pm at Parade's End Books for a brilliant discussion with Mary Lawson, author of bestsellers such as Crow Lake, Road Ends and The Other Side of the Bridge. Take the opportunity to ask her all […]

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[SOLD OUT] Jazz Night at Parade’s End Books

Parade's End Books 406 Richmond Road

SOLD OUT We're so excited to announce our first jazz night! Join us for an evening of vocal led jazz, performing classics from The Great American Songbook. Featuring a local jazz quartet: Noa Alvarez – vocals Meredith White – keys Dave Jones – double bass Tormod Sund – trumpet Tickets can be bought inside, or […]

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Book club meeting 12

Parade's End Books 406 Richmond Road

This month we’re reading Slow Horses by Mick Herron  The book begins at Slough House, Regent’s Park: a graveyard for members of the intelligence service no longer in the game – the slow horses. A motley crew of criminals, abusers and troubled souls, banished for various crimes of drugs and drunkenness, lechery and failure, politics and betrayal – […]

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Book club meeting 13

Parade's End Books 406 Richmond Road

This month we’re reading The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak  Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2022, The Island of Missing Trees is a rich, magical tale of belonging and identity, love and trauma, nature, and, finally, renewal. It is set between present-day London and 1974 on the island of Cyprus. Two teenagers, […]

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Book signing: Only Heroes and Horses

Parade's End Books 406 Richmond Road

Join us on Sunday 29th May at 2pm for a very special book signing with local writer Natalie O'Rourke MBE, author of Only Heroes and Horses: the heart-warming true story of the Park Lane Stables. Come along to get to know the author, grab your copy of the newly-released book, and hopefully to meet a special four-legged […]

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An evening with bestselling local author Anne Sebba

Parade's End Books 406 Richmond Road

Join us for an incredible evening with local author and presenter Anne Sebba (author of the bestselling biography That Woman: a life of Wallis Simpson), to celebrate the paperback release of her new book Ethel Rosenberg : The Short Life and Great Betrayal of an American Wife and Mother. Anne will discuss her new masterfully-researched and deeply […]

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