MEDINA BOOKSHOP ONLINE
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Medina Bookshop Events
Join us for an evening of song with ‘one of Scotland’s very best songwriters’ (The Sunday Herald), a composer and leading fingerstyle guitarist based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Odd, unconventional melodies, poetic, sophisticated song-writing and the bewitching clarity of Kent-born Lucy Farrell’s voice are made elegant with sparse, careful accompaniment on tenor guitar and occasionally viola, carving out a unique niche for an artist at the fo...
Georgina Moore's brilliant debut novel is a powerful tale of sisterhood and home, set on the beautiful beaches of the Isle of Wight. Already picking up great reviews it looks all set to be a best-seller. Join us for a buffet lunch and an opportunity to hear the author i...
Georgina Moore's brilliant debut novel is a powerful tale of sisterhood and home, set on the beautiful beaches of the Isle of Wight. Already picking up great reviews it looks all set to be a best-seller. Join us for a glass of fizz and an opportunity to hear the author ...
An intimate evening in the company of the songwriter's songwriter, his songs have been recorded by the likes of Aaron Neville, Chaka Kahn, The Eagles, Average White Band, Rod Stewart, Joe Cocker, Don Henley and Bonnie Raitt
An Evening with Roger Sanders On 8th April, we're delighted to welcome local author Roger Sanders to the bookshop. A Newport resident, Roger is known to many as the name and face behind the Saunders Sports shop. Retired now, he has sat down and written his debut...
An Evening with Mark Rowe Postponed from the 7th May, we're delighted to welcome professional travel writer Mark Rowe to the bookshop to coincide with the publication of his book Isle of Wight (Slow Travel): Local, Characterful Guides to Britain's Special Places. A...
Out on an Island, the fantastic new book from Medina Publishing highlighting the stories of the LGBTQ+ community on the Isle of Wight
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