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We specialise in books by British women authors, especially authors of middlebrow fiction, books for Anglophiles, women's studies/history, and children's books. We invite you to search or browse our inventory using the search engine on the left or the catalogue list on the right. First time using the search engine? Please read a few
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Anglophile or Bookish Bits of Interest Please click on links for articles and books.
June 2, 2017 Barbara Pym born on this day in 1913June 2, 2016
May 13, 2017 Dame Daphne du Maurier born on this day in 1907
May 5, 2017 Happy Birthday Geraldine H. !
The date link will take you to books Geraldine recommends.
April 26, 2017 Happy Birthday, Jerri C. !
Jerri is a good friend, wonderful traveling companion, and longtime customer of Anglophile
Books. The date link will take you to books Jerri recommends to fellow Anglophiles.
April 24, 2017 Elizabeth Goudge born on this day in 1900 in Wells
February 6, 2017 Happy Birthday, Lyn B. ! Lyn B. is the author of the wonderful "I Prefer Reading" blog. The date link will take you to books Lyn recommends that we currently have in stock.
Dec. 10, 2016 Rumer Godden born on this day in 1907
Sept. 20, 2016 Agatha Christie inspired Royal Mail postage contain hidden clues
Wonderful article about these creative stamps contain spoilers if you've not enjoyed these mysteries yet.
Sept. 13, 2016 Roald
Dahl born on this day in 1916
Aug. 20, 2016 Happy Birthday,
Holly H. !
Holly has been a good friend and customer of Anglophile
Books since 1998. She has written several book recommendations for us.
The date link will take you to books Holly thinks fellow Anglophiles will enjoy.
We'd love to share your book recommendations too. Please send us short blurbs or recommendations of any books you notice while browsing the web site.Aug. 20, 2016 Happy
Birthday, Tom J. !
16, 2016 Georgette
Heyer born on this day in 1902
For those that missed it earlier, here is an excellent article
written by Jerri Chase Comparing
the Lives and Works of Dorothy L. Sayers, D.E. Stevenson and Georgette
Heyer with Angela Thirkell It is available on the web site with her kind permission.Aug.
9, 2016 P.L.
Travers born on this day in 1899
June 2, 2016 Barbara Pym born on this day in 1913
May 28, 2014 Homage to Torvill & Dean's Bolero
The date link will take you to an article that explains the short film and how it was made as well as the video. There is a scene in a library just to keep this figure skating tribute a bit book related. :o)May 15, 2014 RIP Lady Mary Stewart September 17, 1916 - May 9, 2014
April 2013 More exciting news! We
are the exclusive North American distributor for five recently
discovered and never before published D.E. Stevenson novels. Please
click the date link for more information.
15, 2012 A wonderful set of images of Queen Elizabeth II morphing from babyhood to the present day. Thanks to Louise D. of the Angela Thirkell and D. E. Stevenson email discussion groups for discovering and sharing this amazing montage.
May 5, 2011 One of our favourite authors gets a mention in the 'twitter-verse' "PublishersWkly: Two “new” DE Stevenson novels published 40 years after author's death."
April 2011 Exciting news! We are the exclusive North American distributor for the two recently discovered and never before published D.E. Stevenson novels.
We've discovered the joys of Dropbox, a super easy way to store and share files 'in the cloud'. Dropbox gives you 2 GB of free storage in a sort of 'magic pocket'.Here is a short video tour. If you decide to sign up for your free 2 GB "magic pocket" please use this link This will give us both an additional 250 MB of free space. And doesn't everyone need more storage space? :o)
April 29, 2011 Congratulations and best wishes to Prince William and Catherine "Kate" Middleton on their marriage. We didn't intend to stay up all night watching the wedding, but we did; it was a lovely event.
Oct. 24,2010 We were saddened to learn of the death of Eva Ibbotson, author of wonderful books for children and adults.
Sept. 24,2010 Crime novelist and Oxford grad, Val McDermid lists her top ten novels set in Oxford. Anglophile Books currently has numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 in stock.
Sept. 22,2010 Wallace & Gromit to be on Christmas stamps
The Royal Mail has invited Aardman Animation to create Christmas Stamps for 2010. The short video interview with Nick Park also shows the stamp images.
Sept 7, 2010 There has been talk that product placement may soon appear in books as it does regularly in television shows and films. This article has examples of product placement in 19th Century British novels! ;o) "All products were real; the text for the advertisements copied verbatim."
June 13,2010 Author Jeanette Winterson opens a small shop in her restored Georgian townhouse in Spitalfields, east London.
June 7,2010 A fun, short, anime video featuring women that like to read.
June 4,2010 "Goodnight Mister Tom" voted favourite Puffin of all time at 2010 Hay festival.
May 18,2010 Thanks to Kathy C. for sending us this fun article (includes a short video) about Quidditch played by muggles.
May 15,2010 Virginia Woolf's iconic "Mrs. Dalloway" was published 85 years ago this week.
May 14, 2010 Penelope Lively recalls writing her novel 'Moon Tiger' 23 years ago. May 5, 2010 Modesty Blaise creator, and author under the pseudonym Madeleine Brent, Peter O'Donnell dies aged 90.
April 13, 2010
We are Kiva 'loaners' and invite
you to join us in changing the world one loan at a time. Here is the Anglophile
Books portfolio. We would like to add a customer Kiva page
to our web site. If you are willing to share a link to your Kiva portfolio
please contact us.
May 7, 2009 Thanks to Linda S. for sharing this very funny link with us. http://tinyurl.com/ExtremeSheepherding Enjoy!
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bookseller. Without you we wouldn't be here.
Not sure what the Anglophile reader on your gift-giving list has read yet? An Anglophile Books gift certificate is a thoughtful present that allows readers to choose the perfect book treasure for themselves. Now available in $15, $25, and $50 denominations.