Persephone Books is a publisher and bookshop set up in order to reprint and sell 20th century novels and non-fiction written by neglected women writers. The 110 books instore include novels, short stories and cookery books. All are great reads and make excellent gifts.
Venue Details & Map
59 Lambs Conduit StreetBloomsburyLondonWC1N 3NB
- +44 (0)20 7242 9292
- Public transport:
- Russell Square, Underground
Top 5 reviews of Persephone Books
Very beautiful independant bookstrore in this lovely Lamb's Conduit street !!!
Very cute shop with beautiful peonies in vases .
Specialising in classics novels and news writers ( women writers).
Beautiful books with grey cover. You can find lovely cards, book marks...
The shop lady is very hepful ans nice .
To sum up worth a visit!!Read More
This is a very sweet and beautifully laid out bookstore. It prints literature that has been woefully neglected. The staff are welcoming and extremely knowledgable. Definitely worth a visit and don't be surprised if you leave with lots of books.Read More
I really like the font they use. Is this a weird thing to lead with?
So, the schtick is that "Persephone Books reprints neglected fiction and non-fiction by mid-twentieth century (mostly women) writers". Walk into their charming HQ on Lamb's Conduit and it feels like...hmm...calm chaos? The staff are always kind, and never rush, but also have their own things happening in the back rooms....Read More
I love this bookshop. Old, out of print novels, republished in a small, calm shop on a lovely street. I always end up getting something when I come here. Books are priced at a bargain £9.Read More
This storefront is actually the headquarters of Persephone Books publishing group, a company that rights the wrongs of history by shedding some much-needed spotlight on neglected women authors of the past.
Because they do all their business out of this little spot on Conduit Street, the shop bit on the front end feels like a bit of an afterthought. Persephone sells most of their books via...Read More