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Pages of Hackney
70 Lower Clapton RoadLower ClaptonLondonE5 0RN
- +44 (0)20 8525 1452
- Public transport:
- Hackney Central, National Railway
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Great bookshop. I went there for an event with the author Owen Jones and for £3 you get an interesting evening topped off by a glass (or glasses, as some guests had refills) of wine. Afterwards a friend of the owner so very convincingly raved about what a good book 'We need to talk about Kevin' is that I left with a second hand copy of said book. The staff were all very friendly and lovely and...more
Great little bookstore in Homerton. The selection, while limited, is excellent, with many interesting local titles (even a good selection of local zines). Regular readings and other events are held here, and well worth getting on their mailing list to keep alerted to what's coming up. Definitely worth checking out if you live locally.more
This is a beautiful and friendly little independent bookstore in Hackney/Homerton. As mentioned by previous reviewers, the shop is rather small and so the selection is somewhat limited, but you can order anything you want that is not in store and books usually (in my experience) arrive the next day. There is also a second-hand selection for those of us who are short on cash.
The store has a...more
This is a recently-opened independent bookshop on the Lower Clapton Road. Stock is pleasingly eclectic and the staff are on hand to offer advice and recommendations. One drawback, however, is size. The space is definitely a wee bit on the small side - at a recent event featuring mulled wine and music, the crowd crush felt akin to Fabric at closing time. The space issue also affects the breadth...more
Pages of Hackney is the newest and most adorable addition to Lower Clapton Rd. The shop supports the local community and it's really to see places pop up like this in the area. On our first visit to the shop, we picked up a copy of 'The Clapton Cookbook'. This beautifully bound but simple cook book discloses many recipes sent in from local people and local businesses.
As with most book...more