Monthly Archives: October 2014

A memoir not to be forgotten

The Times proclaimed it ‘The best memoir by a politician’. It’s far more – a story that needs to be heard.Political memoirs are written and forgotten. After sensational headlines in Sunday newspapers announcing the dirt to be dished, most are consigned to the charity shop pile or to be found in branches of The Works. Not…

Bookshop Guide: Oxfam, Thame and Aylesbury

Oxfam Bookshop Thame

In the month in which the number of pound shops in Aylesbury trebles, it’s time to get thrifty and grab a bargainCharity shops and books are all too often a depressing combination. Tucked away in a corner, generally beyond the sherry glasses, 70s tea sets, brass holiday souvenirs and other unloved chintz, charity shop books…