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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

Event
Five Leaves Book Group discussing Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
Expires: 30-11-2022
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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

Offer Details

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.



Offer Terms

Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/five-leaves-book-group-wide-sargasso-sea-by-jean-rhys-tickets-411374912437
Event
And what about the taste? An illustrated talk on cooking by Sima Beeri
Expires: 04-12-2022
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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

Offer Details

Sima Beeri was born in Lithuania, with Yiddish as her first language, before moving to Israel as a child, finally settling in London, where she has lived for thirty years together with a large collection of recipes on scraps of paper in five different languages.
Those scraps of paper have been turned into a cookbook suitable for domestic use for every day and special occasions, based on what is in season and what’s in your cupboard.
There’s a Jewish theme, but the recipes draw on a wider canvas, and they have their own stories.
There will be time for people to mention their own recipes!

Sima previously worked in fashion. She holds a PhD from University College London where she now teaches Yiddish.

Tickets: £4.00 including tea/coffee and – naturally – cake* made by the speaker

Offer Terms

Please book via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/and-what-about-the-taste-an-illustrated-talk-on-cooking-by-sima-beeri-tickets-456139935827

*You must notify us in advance on bookshop@fiveleaves.co.uk if you have any allergies or dietary issues and we will try to accomodate you
Event
Catch Your Breath, “…comedy with plenty of laughing gas,” with Ed Patrick
Expires: 08-12-2022
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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

Offer Details

Strong drugs for his patients, strong coffee for him. But it’s not just sleep-giving for this anaesthetist, as he navigates emergencies, patients not breathing for themselves and living with a terrifying sense of responsibility. It’s enough to leave anyone feeling numb. Ed is, by the way, an anaesthetist and a comic. So don’t worry, there’s plenty of laughing gas to be had.

Basically he has two jobs, keeping people alive by putting them to sleep and – separately – making people laugh their socks off, often about medicine, often about his day job.

He even looks like the medic he is.

www.edpatrickcomedy.com

Booking essential, please book via Eventbrite.

Ticket prices – £5.00 without a book, £10.00 with a book (collected on the night or in advance from the shop)

Offer Terms

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/catch-your-breath-comedy-that-might-send-you-to-sleep-with-ed-patrick-tickets-363104564527
Event
Cuba ’62, an illustrated talk by JS Tennant
Expires: 12-12-2022
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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

Offer Details

JS Tennant has been visiting Cuba for twenty years. He worked with Richard Hollis on the new Five Leaves’ book Cuba ’62. His big book on Cuban history comes out from William Collins in 2024.

This talk will include illustrations from 1962 and subsequently

Tickets: £3.00, including refreshments

Booking essential, please book via Eventbrite.

Offer Terms

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cuba-62-an-illustrated-talk-by-js-tennant-tickets-444610511007
Event
Five Leaves Open Book Group discusses Small Things Like These, by Claire Keegan
Expires: 15-12-2022
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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

Offer Details

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.

It is 1985, in an Irish town. During the weeks leading up to Christmas, Bill Furlong, a coal and timber merchant, faces into his busiest season. As he does the rounds, he feels the past rising up to meet him – and encounters the complicit silences of a people controlled by the Church.

The new work from the author of Foster, Small Things Like These is a story of hope, quiet heroism and tenderness. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

Given it’s a short month, December’s book group is early, a short book and a seasonal one!

Free, refreshments provided

Please book via Eventbrite

Offer Terms

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/five-leaves-book-group-small-things-like-these-by-claire-keegan-tickets-430371080487
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