Booka Bookshop, in association with Moreton Hall School, are delighted to present an evening with international bestselling author Jeffrey Archer, to tie in with the publication of his new novel, This Was a Man – the final captivating instalment in the Clifton Chronicles series. This Was a Man opens with a shot being fired, but…Read More »
Hosting a regular programme of author talks, book signings and themed events is an important and exciting part of what we do. We work hard to bring an exciting mix of bestselling authors and some of the best new writers to Oswestry. Booka prides itself on creating an ‘event experience’ for both audience and author. As well as the bookshop we make use of a number of outside venues for our larger events.
In addition to our own events, we also provide bookselling services to support the appearance of authors and celebrities at a number of Festivals and Shows.
Join us for an evening of sheer delight as Alexander McCall Smith talks about his latest novels including, Precious and Grace, The Bertie Project, My Italian Bulldozer and The Sands of Shark Island. Alexander McCall Smith is one of the World’s most prolific and most popular authors, renowned for both his stand alone novels and his bestselling…Read More »
Join us for a journey to Alaska as international bestselling author of The Snow Child, Eowyn Ivey, talks about her dazzling new novel To The Bright Edge of the World. Four years since The Snow Child became a global sensation, selling over three-quarters of a million copies world-wide, author Eowyn Ivey has returned with her highly-anticipated second novel,…Read More »
Join us for an evening with Jo Baker, the bestselling author of Longbourn, as she talks about her new novel, A Country Road, A Tree. Paris, 1939: The pavement rumbles with the footfall of Nazi soldiers marching along the Champs Elysees. A young unknown writer- Samuel Beckett- recently arrived from Ireland to make his mark,…Read More »
Picador and Booka Bookshop present: SHORE TO SHORE – Celebrating Poetry & Community with the Laureate and Friends with Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker, Jackie Kay, John Sampson plus special guest poet. Carol Ann Duffy has been a bold, original voice and one of Britain’s best loved poets since the publication of Standing…Read More »
Join us for an evening in the company of award winning nature writer John Lewis-Stempel as he talks about his new book, The Running Hare – The Secret Life of Farmland. Traditional ploughland is disappearing. Seven cornfield flowers have become extinct in the last twenty years. Once abundant, the corn bunting and the lapwing are…Read More »
Join us during Independent Bookshop Week for a special ‘pop-up’ Book Club with Vaseem Khan, author of ‘The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra’ – a charming mystery set in Mumbai. On the day he retires, Inspector Ashwin Chopra discovers that he has inherited an elephant: an unlikely gift that could not be more inconvenient. For…Read More »
Join us for an evening in the company of Harry Parker as he talks about is hugely acclaimed debut novel Anatomy of a Soldier. Captain Tom Barnes is leading British troops in a war zone. Two boys are growing up there, sharing a prized bicycle and flying kites, before finding themselves separated once the soldiers…Read More »
SORRY – THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Join Booka Bookshop for an evening in the company of British cycling legend Chris Boardman, as he talks about his long-awaited autobiography, Triumphs & Turbulence. Chris Boardman is one of our greatest, most inspiring cyclists. Boardman’s lone achievements in the 80s and 90s – Olympic track gold, the world…Read More »
Discover great debut fiction and join us for an evening with two of Picador’s brightest new writers as Hannah Kohler and Lisa Owens talk about their brilliant and very different debut novels over a glass of Prosecco and a slice or two of pizza. Hannah Kohler is the author of The Outside Lands, a story of people caught in the slipstream of…Read More »