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Brainstorm - An Evening With Dr. Suzanne O'sullivan

Dr Suzanne O’Sullivan is one of this country’s most eminent neurologists, and a winner of the Wellcome Prize. Her new book takes a series of troubling case histories as starting points to examine the baffling and startling nature of the most complex single structure in the universe: the human brain. Further details…

Wed 4 Apr

£5 / 01865 790212

The Fire Court - An Evening With Andrew Taylor

Join us on Wednesday 11th April for an evening with best-selling author Andrew Taylor. His latest novel The Fire Court is the sequel to Oxford favourite (and Waterstones Book of the Month!)* Ashes of London*. Andrew will be in conversation with author Mick Herron so this is sure to be a brilliant evening! Further…

Wed 11 Apr

£5 / 01865 790212

The First Egg Hunt Storytime

Come and join both Adam and Charlotte Guillain for a special reading and signing of their brand new book The First Egg Hunt this easter half term. We will then hold our annual Easter Egg Hunt at 2pm-3pm we hope you will join us for this spring time fun.

Sat 31 Mar

Free / 01865 790212

The Fountain In The Forest - An Evening With Tony White

We couldn't be more excited to host Tony White to discuss his new novel* The Fountan in the Forest*. It is a powerful new take on crime writing and radically different to anything we have encountered before. When a brutally murdered man is found hanging in a theatre, Detective Sergeant Rex King becomes obsessed with…

Fri 27 Apr

£3 / 01865 790212

Jrr Tolkien Quiz

To celebrate the Bodleian Library's Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibition and the publication of their beautifully illustrated book, we will be holding a Tolkien quiz. This quiz will be based on Tolkien's published novels (the films will not help you here!) so be sure to brush up on all of his major works.

Fri 1 Jun

£5 / 01865 790212

Meet Greg James And Chris Smith

The Radio 1 DJs will be meeting readers and signing copies of Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes, the hugely successful follow up to Kid Normal, which is shortlisted for the 2018 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. For further information please contact the Oxford shop.

Sat 24 Mar

Free / 01865 790212

Mowgli Street Food - An Evening With Nisha Katona

We are delighted to welcome Nisha Katona to our store! She will be discussing the exciting release of her new cookbook: Mowgli Street Food. The Mowgli Street Food restaurant will be opening in the Westgate Centre in March and we are looking forward to finding out just how all their delicious food is created. Turning…

Fri 11 May

£3 / 01865 790212

Rise - An Evening With Liam Young

The 2017 general election saw Jeremy Corbyn inspire young people to demand a new kind of socialism. Now, from the heart of the Labour Party, Liam Young asks how this new movement can help secure a fairer and better society for all. Rise is not only a superb insider account of how the youth movement in the Labour Party…

Thu 26 Apr

£3 / 01865 790212

The Shortest History Of Germany - An Evening With James Hawes

The brilliant James Hawes will be in store to discuss his work The Shortest History of Germany. This is our non-fiction choice for April's Book of the Month and we are very excited to have James in to discuss it! 'Yes, the Nazis are here, but so too is a history stretching from the Germanic tribes who took on the…

Thu 12 Apr

£5 / 01865 790212

Venice: Four Seasons Of Home Cooking

Russell Norman returns to Venice - the city that inspired his first cookbook POLPO - to immerse himself in the authentic flavours of the Veneto and the culinary traditions of the city. Venice: Four Seasons of Home Cooking is more than just a cookbook, it provides us with a rare and intimate glimpse into the life of the…

Wed 18 Apr

£8 / 01865 790212

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