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Word on the Water

A floating bookshop, great books, friendly dog, warm stove, poetry slams and live music on our roof stage. Now shipping books to UK and worldwide. πŸ’š

King's Cross, London

Joined on 13 July, 2011

http://www.wordonthewater.co.uk

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We're thrilled to be reopening from midday until 7PM every day, and our hardworking team 🐢 is ready and waiting for you! See you soon...

For those further afield, our online shop is still open and delivering books, subscriptions and solidarity to your door.πŸ“š

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Replying to @TheTilbury: Sorry I don't have any #BlackFriday deals but all my London walking guidebooks are available and make great Christmas prese…

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If you're looking for a Christmas present for that poetry fan in your life, take a look over @BetaRish's list of the best of 2020 (and there have been some crackers!)

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Sorry I don't have any #BlackFriday deals but all my London walking guidebooks are available and make great Christmas presents & stocking fillers. Please do shop at
or
if you can.
@stanfords @wordonthewater #ChristmasIsComing

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Some of our favourite poets have put together "Bedtime Stories for the End of the World", reimagining favourite myths, legends and fairy tales.

Featuring @JTaylorTrash, @Malikabooker, @InuaEllams, @KayoChingonyi, @soshunetwork and @HelenMort.

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Replying to @atsuocat: Word on the Water floating bookshop on Regents Canal

I take part in @SelfMadeHero's #drawyourbookshop from Japan.
Looking f…

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Word on the Water floating bookshop on Regents Canal

I take part in @SelfMadeHero's #drawyourbookshop from Japan.
Looking forward to brighter days ahead.

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Quoted @LdnBkshopCrawl

I love this #virtualbookshopcrawl post from @wordonthewater!!I don't know what will ever be an important enough occasion to use this beautiful card though!

πŸ’šπŸ“šβ›΄πŸ’š

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Replying to @starlessaint: girls don’t want boys they want the entire penguin clothbound classics collection

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Quoted @G_Rater

Oh no... πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ Here goes @wordonthewater ❀️ Probably best I stay on the @SelfMadeHero editorial & production side of books. I can't stop looking through the beautiful drawings people posted in support! Hang tight, see you soon! β˜ΊοΈπŸ“š #DrawYourBookshop

It's us! πŸ’š

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girls don’t want boys they want the entire penguin clothbound classics collection

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Quoted @SelfMadeHero

πŸ“’ Artists! Book-lovers! πŸ§‘β€πŸŽ¨ We invite you to #DrawYourBookshop over the next couple of weeks πŸ“š Now more than ever is the time to support your favourite #bookshop with a sketch, drawing or masterpiece. They need your shout-out! #DrawYourBookshop and tell us why you love it πŸ’•πŸ™

We've received so many wonderful drawings over the last few years and each one makes us do a little dance. πŸ’š

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Just your friendly reminder that if you want to pick up a new book for the weekend (cause there ain't a lot else to do...) books ordered by 1pm tomorrow will be at the barge on Friday for collection:

Now open the picture for a surprise. πŸ’š

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Might this beautiful, gold-embossed hardback edition, collecting together all the poetry by Sufi poet Rumi on the subject of friendship, be a great gift for one of your friends?



#gratefulforyoursupport
#wearenotAmazon

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Lovely to meet @3liAhmad and a real honour to be featured in his episode about books and bookshops. πŸ’š

(...and there's English subtitles in "Settings" on YouTube!)

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Quoted @Passportluggage

Looking forward to visiting a bookstore for your next purchase after lockdown? Make sure you head over to @wordonthewater on the Kings Cross canals for a unique shopping experience 😊 #bookstores #canalshopping #ukcanals #londonphotography #thingstodolnd #visitlondon #kingscross

Some lovely pre-lockdown shots! πŸ’š

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Do you know anyone who might like Frida Kahlo's intimate illustrated diaries as a gift?

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'This is my new favourite bookshop'
- David Walliams

So we've taken the liberty of making a list of some Christmas ideas for kids this year. There are award-winners, latest books by famous children's writers, recommendations by literacy consultants..

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Quoted @acrossthemargin

A work of fiction that invites you to imagine the future of #music festivals in the time of COVID19, where you’ll find β€œa sea of human firework displays bumping and floating in slow motion." "Rockdown 2021" by Oliver Cable: #Fiction #LiveMusic @CableWrites

Some light relief from one of our stable of authors. πŸ’š

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The crisis nudged us into creating our online Bookbarge, where you can have any of 5 million titles delivered to you. If you'd rather support independent business shopping for books online, the income is helping us to pay our debts from the lockdown.

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