MEDINA BOOKSHOP ONLINE
Committed to supporting the creative community on the Isle of Wight,
Medina Books is a small independent bookshop on Cowes High Street.
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Medina Bookshop Events
Join us for 'An Audience Without Jake Thackray', a celebration of the life, songs and wonderful wordsmithery of the great Yorkshire chansonnier. The wonderful John Watterson is the foremost interpreter of Jake's oeuvre and has just written the only biography 'Beware Of ...
Join us for an evening in the company of esteemed author, journalist and all-round good egg Hunter Davies OBE. A force of nature, he and his wife Margaret Forster set the tone of the swinging sixties with their respective novels 'Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush' and ...
Julia Tuffs‘ two brilliantly witty novels, Hexed and Twice Hexed follow Jessie Jones through the trials and tribulations of years 10 and 11. With her first period comes new strange abilities, witchy powers she can use against the toxic masculinity of her nemesis Callum Henderson.
Join us on the 28th of June for a fun informal conversation about feminist fiction with Julia, and fellow YA author Kate Weston, hosted by scriptwriter Hannah George.
By Stephan Roman
Isle and Empires
The tumultuous story of the Romanovs and their enigmatic relationship with Britain is brought to life in Stephan Roman’s Isle and Empires. This new book explores the misunderstandings, suspicions and alliances that created an uneasy partnership between two of the world’s most powerful Empires.
In this updated edition, the author asserts that ‘It is important that we understand the history of the British relationship with Romanov Russia if we are to make sense of what is happening today.’
It all Started with a Hole in the Ground
This book is a collection of memories from the many people who put their efforts into making the West Wight Sports and Community Centre.
After 28 years working as a prison officer, with 22 years at HMP Parkhurst, once one of Britain’s most high security prisons. Inside Parkhurst is his raw, uncompromising look at what really goes on behind the massive walls and menacing gates.
Queen Victoria: Her Life & Legacy
A journey in gloriously-coloured images through one of Britain’s greatest eras -the age of Victoria.
Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are