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Yuan Yang for Private Revolutions: Coming of Age in New China, a Toppings Event

Topping & Company Booksellers of Bath York Street, Bath, United Kingdom

Join Toppings for an evening with Yuan Yang for Private Revolutions: Coming of Age in a New China, a sweeping yet intimate portrait of modern China told through the lives of four ordinary women, each striving for a better future in an unequal society. A Sunday Times, Observer, Waterstones and BBC Highlight for 2024 'Beautiful, immersive . . […]

Shakespeare’s Forgotten Sonnets

BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

William Shakespeare’s Sonnets are among his most celebrated works but, unlike his plays, they seem to have been largely forgotten following their publication in 1609. A second edition appeared in 1640 but this reordered the poems, combined many of them together to make longer poems, added titles, and in certain cases altered their wording. And it was in this ‘reworked’ form that the vast majority of Shakespeare’s readers encountered his sonnets until Edmund Malone’s edition of 1780.

Big Read: Love & Relationships in Mrs Dalloway

BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

Mrs Dalloway is one of the great modernist novels detailing a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a fictional upper-class woman in post-World War One England. 

Less: Patrick Grant

St Swithin's Church 37 The Paragon, Bath, United Kingdom

With a career in fashion spanning nearly two decades, Patrick Grant has a lot to say about our clothing, who makes it and how it’s made.

Tiny Tales – Picture Book Reading Group

Topping & Company Booksellers of Bath York Street, Bath, United Kingdom

After months of planning, Toppings are so excited to announce their picture book reading group, Tiny Tales! The first reading group will be held on 6th of April, repeating every first Thursday of the month at 9:30am. Each month they will select a handful of brilliant new picture books which the booksellers will read to […]

The King’s Mother with Annie Garthwaite

Mr B's Emporium Bookshop 14-15, John St, Bath

Mr B's are thrilled to welcome author Annie Garthwaite to discuss her incredible new novel, The King’s Mother,

Jane Austen Festival 2024

Celebrate Jane Austen and her works at the Jane Austen Festival, featuring the Regency Promenade that has won a Guinness World Record!

Reading is Magic Festival 2024

Returning from 2nd - 6th October the Reading is Magic Festival is a five day festival packed with many writers, illustrators and poets.