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Books of the Year 2021

Books of the Year 2021

Happy Christmas and welcome to our bookish review of 2021!  There's still time to order Christmas gifts and explore our collection of Books of the Year 2021. The last posting date for Christmas is 22nd December. Orders received after this date will be despatched on 3rd January 2022.  It’s the time again where we have a look back over the last year and choose some of our bookshop highlight titles.  This year we’ve narrowed it down to 15 that have done well in the shop and also got some cracking press to boot.  Here’s my introduction to them all. Some of them may well be familiar,...

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There is No Planet B...

Hello! It's November again and it marks the first anniversary of our bookshop website. Many thanks for supporting us and keeping us busy packing and sending your orders!  This year we've put together a display of suggested reading of the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference which takes place in Glasgow and runs until 12th November. For 20% off use COP26 code valid on selected environment books. Find out what you can actually do to help our only planet. Every little action is meaningful and can have a huge impact.   

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Happy Halloween!

  It’s Hallowe’en time and the ghosts are in our bookshop window and wandering spookily down the stairs, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to explore some of the more mysterious of the Press’s books. You can order them at bookshop.org or get in touch if you’d like to order from our bookshop in the centre of Cambridge.  Whether you’re a fan of the festival or not, it must be said that the supernatural, occult, mysterious and unprovable has held a fascination for human beings across the world and throughout history. Cambridge University Press publishes some great titles on...

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Happy Bookshop Day!

It’s Saturday 9th October, so we’re saying Happy Bookshop Day! Do you know about Bookshop Day? It’s an annual national event run by the Bookseller’s Association and it’s all about celebrating high street bookshops large and small. We all love bookshops for all sorts of reasons: we love browsing; we love pottering about and discovering new ideas and new worlds; we love having a chat about the latest new read; we love sitting quietly and musing on the infinite; or we just love the smell of books. There are millions of reasons to celebrate all that bookshops have always given us and...

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Welcome Autumn!

Welcome Autumn!

We are immensely grateful to the incredibly talented illustrator, Anna Doherty, for designing and hand-painting this window for our autumn display of books on gravity and relativity theory. It features James Hartle's (UCSB Physics Department) brilliant textbook on Gravity, together with the latest book by Carlo Rovelli, General Relativity: The Essentials. You can check out Anna's profile on Instagram here: @annadohertyillustration Use code NEWTON to get 20% off books featured in the window! We also have good-sized tote bags to fit all your purchases and some bookish gifts such as mugs, pins and cards.  We look forward to welcoming you...

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