Events at The Bookshop

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An Afternoon

with Kasey Carlin

and Maggie the Wunderdog

Maggie the dog is a walking miracle.
With her boundless energy, inquisitive snout and huge smile, Instagram sensation Maggie is the most recognisable rescue dog online.
But her warm, playful nature masks a traumatic past. Maggie was shot 17 times and subjected to cruelty and torture, before being rescued from Lebanon and brought to live in the UK by a determined and loving young woman called Kasey.
As Maggie struggled to overcome her injuries, every day was a fight to rehabilitate her. But Kasey was convinced that what she had found in this little dog was someone just as determined to live and love as she was.

Join us at The Bookshop at 2pm for talk with Kasey Carlin about her incredible story with Maggie: a story of hope, unconditional love, and never giving up. Tickets for this event are £10. Booking is essential.

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Alison Weir


at The Bookshop and


Sackville College

We are delighted to announce that acclaimed novelist and historian, Alison Weir will be returning to The Bookshop on Wednesday 23rd September!
Join us for a meet and greet drinks reception with Alison at The Bookshop, followed by a talk and Q&A session at Sackville College about the history behind her new novel, 'Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen: Six Tudor Queens 5'.

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At just nineteen, Katheryn Howard is quick to trust and fall in love.
She comes to court. She sings, she dances. She captures the heart of the King.
Henry declares she is his rose without a thorn. But Katheryn has a past of which he knows nothing. It comes back increasingly to haunt her. For those who share her secrets are waiting in the shadows, whispering words of love... and blackmail.


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Tickets are £15 and available to purchase at The Bookshop. Booking is essential. If you have any queries don't hesitate to contact us on 01342 322669 or email us at

Around The World in 80 Trains


Book Talk

Calling all lovers of trains and travel!
From the author of 'Around India in 80 Trains' comes another
witty and irreverent look at the world and celebration
of the glory of travel. Rajesh offers a wonderfully vivid
account of life, history and culture in a book that will
make you laugh out loud - and reflect on what it means
to be a global citizen - as you whirl around the world in its pages.

Join us at The Bookshop at 7pm for talk with Monisha Rajesh about her award-winning book Around the World in 80 Trains, and this unforgettable adventure taking her from London's St Pancras station to the vast expanses of Russia and Mongolia, North Korea, Canada, Kazakhstan, and beyond. Tickets for this event are £10. Booking is essential.


Fake News in WW2:


An Evening with


Henry Hemming

The gripping story of a propaganda campaign like no other: the
covert British operation to manipulate American public opinion and
bring the US into the Second World War.

When William Stephenson - "our man in New York" - arrived in the
United States towards the end of June 1940 with instructions from
the head of MI6 to 'organise' American public opinion, Britain was
on the verge of defeat. Surveys showed that just 14% of the US
population wanted to go to war against Nazi Germany.
But soon that began to change...

Those campaigning against America's entry into the war, such as
legendary aviator Charles Lindbergh, talked of a British-led plot to
drag the US into the conflict. They feared that the British were
somehow flooding the American media with 'fake news',
infiltrating pressure groups, rigging opinion polls and meddling in US politics. These claims were shocking and wild: they were also true. That truth is revealed here for the first time by bestselling author Henry Hemming...

Join us at The Bookshop at 7pm for talk with Henry Hemming about his 'revelatory and wholly fascinating work of history', Our Man in New York. Tickets for this event are £10. Booking is essential.

01342 322669

22 High St, East Grinstead RH19, UK

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