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Best Bookshops: Bookbuster, Queens Rd, Hastings

That’s right – not Blockbuster (past and gone), it’s book …book … Bookbuster (alive and exciting)! Tim Barton talks to Angela J. Phillip about what it’s like to run a small independent bookshop promoting poetry and offering book selections and interesting additional services to meet local needs.

Posted 09:00 Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: Angela J. Phillip Best Bookshops BOOKBUSTER Tim Barton
Really Independent Bookshop Week Jun 15 - 22

Bookchat – ‘The Hidden Life of Trees’ (and events June 11 onwards)

Here is the events and news section that was previously underneath the main feature in Angela J. Phillip’s Hastings Bookchat. It’s now separate because people said they couldn’t find it. Please post comments if you would like further changes. Thanks for your feedback.

Posted 15:40 Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: A Vasudevan Angela J. Phillip BOOKBUSTER Peter Wohlleben Printed Matter Bookshop The Bookkeeper Bookshop The Hidden Life of Trees The Literary Shed
The Science of Fate by Hannah Critchlow

‘The Science of Fate’ and how to grow your brain

Why did I do that? Will my child avoid drugs? How can I stop eating too much? Can I avoid Alzheimer’s? Angela J. Phillip discusses the latest findings presented by neuroscientist Hannah Critchlow in her recently released book.

Posted 09:00 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: Angela J. Phillip Extinction Rebellion Hannah Critchlow The Science of Fate the stag inn
The Bookkeeper Bookshop, St Leonards

Best Bookshops: The Bookkeeper Bookshop, St Leonards

Carol and Robert Dennard talk to Angela J. Phillip about how it all started and the fact that it’s not so much a bookshop, more a way of life. It’s in Kings Road, St Leonards. Books, books, books in the middle of a vibrant community with the sea just a couple of streets away.

Posted 09:00 Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: A Vasudevan Afropean Angela J. Phillip Belonging Book launch BOOKBUSTER Carol Dennard Johnny Pitts Printed Matter Bookshop Robert Dennard The Bookkeeper Bookshop The Literary Shed Umi Sinha
Photos © 2019 The Literary Shed

What’s in The Literary Shed?

Angela J. Phillip talks to writer and editor A. Vasudevan about The Literary Shed, publishing and beautiful words.

Posted 09:00 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: A Vasudevan Angela J. Phillip Anne Frank's Diary Asus Chromebook C302 Chromebook drawing on Chromebook publishing The Literary Shed
All My Colors by David Quantick

It’s ‘All My Colors’ by David Quantick

Locally based Emmy award-winning screenwriter and author, David Quantick, acclaimed for In the Thick of It and Veep talks to Angela J. Phillip about his latest book and how it came about.

Nevermore - bk 1 by Francis Booth

21 Things you might not know about Amazon Self-Publishing – by Francis Booth

Hastings-based writer, Francis Booth talks to Angela J. Phillip about the advantages of using Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). Francis has just finished making twenty of his books available through Amazon as both e-books and paperbacks. “It has been worthwhile and rewarding and much easier than you might think,” he says and offers the following checklist of points to note.

Posted 09:00 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: A Vasudevan Amazon Self-publishing Angela J. Phillip Candy Denman Franics Booth KDP land of green ginger hastings Literary Shed Printed Matter Bookshop Simon Armitage the crown hastings the stag inn hastings
#YouToo by Candy Denman

#YouToo by Candy Denman – it’s sex and crime set in Hastings, out now!

Candy Denman, novelist and tv screenwriter, talks to Angela J. Phillip about Dr Jocasta (Jo) Hughes who drops into Porters Wine Bar and The Stag Inn as she unravels the case of the man with ‘a penchant for erotic auto-asphyxiation’.

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