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Five Leaves Ltd t/a Five Leaves Bookshop

14a Long Row, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2DH
T: 0115 837 3097
Accepts customer orders - Lead time: 2-14 days
Accepts Gift Cards
Accepts Paper Vouchers
Accepts E-Gift Vouchers
Book clubs / reading groups

Bookshop Description: (Est. 2013)

Regional Winner, Independent Bookshop of the Year British Book Awards 2018 We are Nottingham's only independent bookshop. Five Leaves Bookshop stock is orientated towards independent presses, but we have a good representation of major publishing houses too. We like the reprint house Persephone, political publishers including Verso and Freedom, poetry publishers such as Carcanet and Bloodaxe, translation houses such as Pushkin Press, the landscape publisher Little Toller… We have a large poetry section. Other sections in the shop include landscape/cityscape, music, general and translated fiction, Black Lives, politics, LGBT, feminism, social history, Jewish interest. Our children’s section is particularly strong on diversity. Five Leaves is a member of the Alliance of Radical Booksellers and The Booksellers Association Our webshop is www.fiveleavesbookshop.co.uk/shop/shop We normally run about 100 events a year, and still do but currently online only

Opening hours:

Mon-Sat 10am-5.00pm, Sun 12noon-4pm

Specialism


Children's

Offers and Events

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Postponed!: Orbis at 200!
Expires: 05-10-2022
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Five Leaves Ltd t/a Five Leaves Bookshop, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2DH
T: 0115 837 3097   W: www.fiveleavesbookshop.co.uk

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This event has been postponed due to the rail strike and our guests travel arrangements. New date to be announced.



ORBIS: international literary journal is currently celebrating its 200th edition.

This joint event with Nottingham Poetry Society involves the editor, Carole Baldock, some guest readers from this issue and a bit of a trawl through the magazine’s history. The full line up will be announced later.

Copies of the 200th edition, plus bargain copies of some other editions, will be available on the night.

Tickets: £3.00 including refreshments

Free to members of Nottingham Poetry Society

Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/orbis-at-200-tickets-411231834487
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Marina Hyde: What Just Happened?!, with Nosheen Iqbal
Expires: 13-10-2022
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Five Leaves Ltd t/a Five Leaves Bookshop, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2DH
T: 0115 837 3097   W: www.fiveleavesbookshop.co.uk

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At this event she will be reading from her best, possibly her most vicious, columns which revisit the fever dreams of delusional Britain. Marina is not what you might call a fan of the current Government, or the last one.

The price of the tickets is £20 including a copy of Marina’s new book, £30 for two tickets including one copy of her new book. Book via Eventbrite. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/what-just-happened-with-marina-hyde-tickets-397810711547
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Griselda Pollock on Killing Men and Dying Women
Expires: 20-10-2022
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Five Leaves Ltd t/a Five Leaves Bookshop, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2DH
T: 0115 837 3097   W: www.fiveleavesbookshop.co.uk

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Let’s talk more about women and art! Do join us for the launch of Griselda Pollock’s new book from Manchester University Press.

Tickets: £5 or free with a copy of the book at £16.99 plus p&p

Booking via Eventbrite is essential. Online Event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/killing-men-and-dying-women-with-griselda-pollock-tickets-394984458147
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Fernando Pessoa: An Experimental Life, a talk by Richard Zenith
Expires: 26-10-2022
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Five Leaves Ltd t/a Five Leaves Bookshop, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2DH
T: 0115 837 3097   W: www.fiveleavesbookshop.co.uk

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Richard Zenith’s definitive account of the life and work of the legendary Portuguese poet and author unravels many of the myths and mysteries about the great man in electrifying prose.

Zenith’s book – and talk – is also about Lisbon, the city which Pessoa reinvented and through which his different selves wandered.

Tickets: £3.00 including refreshments

Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fernando-pessoa-an-experimental-life-a-talk-by-richard-zenith-tickets-411259477167
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Five Leaves Book Group: After Sappho, by Selby Wynn Schwartz
Expires: 27-10-2022
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Five Leaves Ltd t/a Five Leaves Bookshop, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2DH
T: 0115 837 3097   W: www.fiveleavesbookshop.co.uk

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Our book group is open to all. Attend every meeting, occasionally or just once a lifetime. All we ask is that you read the book in advance and take part in the discussion. There’s a short introduction by a member of staff or a group regular or someone we know with a special interest in the book in question.

Free, refreshments included

Introduced by Jane Anger, from the bookshop, founder of Feminist Book Fortnight!

Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/five-leaves-book-group-after-sappho-by-selby-wynn-schwartz-tickets-411274632497
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Witchful Thinking: The Wise Woman’s Handbook For Creating A Charmed Life, with Zoë Howe
Expires: 30-10-2022
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Five Leaves Ltd t/a Five Leaves Bookshop, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2DH
T: 0115 837 3097   W: www.fiveleavesbookshop.co.uk

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Mark the coming of Samhain!

From stirring your tea to smashing the patriarchy, Witchful Thinking helps you create a charmed life full of magic and inspiration. Featuring spiritual advice and fun, creative techniques for developing that all-important magical mindset, this empowering book takes you on a journey into witchcraft, feminism, and vibrant health.

This event costs £3.00 (£16.00 including the book) and advance booking is essential.

Refreshments included

Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/witchful-thinking-the-wise-womans-handbook-for-creating-a-charmed-life-tickets-414152971687
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