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  • BBC History Extra | Fox Lane Books

    BBC History Extra ​ Fox Lane books are delighted to be collaborating with BBC History Magazine and HistoryExtra.com for their series of upcoming events! Event information and tickets Marc Morris | The Anglo-Saxons: How did the multiple kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxons become a single kingdom called England, and when did its inhabitants start to regard themselves as English? In this talk Marc Morris explores the little-understood but crucial period when these foundations were laid. ​ Dr Marc Morris is a historian who specializes in the Middle Ages. He studied and taught at the universities of London and Oxford and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. His books include a bestselling history of the Norman Conquest and highly acclaimed biographies of King John and Edward I (A Great and Terrible King). A History of the beginnings of England Quick View PRE-ORDER The Anglo-Saxons - with SIGNED bookplate - OUT 20/5 Price £25.00 Quick View Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe Price £25.00 Quick View River Kings - with SIGNED bookplate! Price £25.00 Quick View The Story of the Bayeux Tapestry - with SIGNED bookplate* Price £25.00 Quick View The Red Prince - with SIGNED bookplate! Price £20.00 Quick View Mission France - with SIGNED bookplate Price £20.00 Quick View African Europeans: An Untold History - with SIGNED bookplate!* Price £20.00 Quick View Henry VII and the Tudor Pretenders - SIGNED EDITIONS! Price £20.00 Quick View The First Kingdom - with SIGNED bookplate! Regular Price £30.00 Sale Price £26.99 Quick View Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art - With SIGNED bookplates! Price £20.00 Quick View Secret Britain - with SIGNED bookplate! Regular Price £20.00 Sale Price £14.00 Quick View The Story of China - with SIGNED bookplate! Regular Price £30.00 Sale Price £18.00 Quick View The Time Traveller's Guide to Regency Britain SIGNED BOOKPLATE! Price £20.00 Quick View A World Beneath the Sands - with signed bookplate! Regular Price £25.00 Sale Price £17.50 Quick View Hitler and Stalin - with signed bookplates Regular Price £25.00 Sale Price £17.50 Quick View War - SIGNED BOOKPLATE EDITION Regular Price £20.00 Sale Price £14.00 Quick View White Ship - SIGNED! Regular Price £25.00 Sale Price £17.50 Quick View Royals and Rebels - with signed bookplate! Regular Price £20.00 Sale Price £14.00 Thurs 20th May, 7pm BST

  • Book Service | Fox Lane Books | England

    Welcome to Fox Lane Books! Based in North Yorkshire and run by an independent bookseller with 18 years experience, we aim to deliver a friendly, professional service providing pop-up bookshops for author talks, festivals and conferences in schools, libraries, theatres and more. ​ Due to the Covid-19 outbreak all of my events have been cancelled, so I have expanded my online store - adding lots of brilliant books and lovely gifts! NEW FICTION NEW NON-FICTION NEW CHILDREN'S NEW SIGNED BOOK SUBSCRIPTIONS We can redeem National Book Tokens! ​ Can't find what you're looking for? We can order any book on request that is in print in the UK - just ask! Check the store for new releases, pre-orders, signed books, Kirstie & Jakob's favourite books and bookish gifts! Contact Us PRE-ORDERS FICTION SALE! NON-FICTION SALE! CHILDREN'S SALE!

  • University of York Events | Fox Lane Books

    University of York Fox Lane Books is delighted to be partnering with the University of York for their events programme. ​ Coming up... ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Thursday 20 May 2021, 7.00pm Kit Fan and Ellen Wiles in conversation with Alice Nah Writers at York is delighted to welcome acclaimed authors Kit Fan and Ellen Wiles in conversation with Alice Nah about their debut novels. Both narratives explore themes of displacement, identity, loss and power/powerlessness. Join us to celebrate the publication of Kit Fan’s Diamond Hill, and discuss the influences that helped shape both writers’ work, their journeys to publication, and their experiences of writing across different mediums. ​ For tickets and more information, click here Quick View PRE-ORDER Diamond Hill - with SIGNED bookplates 13/5 Price £14.99 Quick View The Invisible Crowd Price £9.99 Wednesday 9 June 2021, 7.00pm Courttia Newland in conversation with Dr Clive Nwonka is delighted to welcome author, screenwriter, playwright, creative writing tutor and literary activist, Courttia Newland, to discuss his work across literature and screen. Newland has published eight works of fiction including his critically-acclaimed debut, The Scholar (Abacus, 2001). His latest novel, A River Called Time, was published in 2021. A forthcoming collection of speculative fiction stories, Cosmogramma, will also be published later this year. Newland’s short stories have appeared in many anthologies, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and included in Best of British Short Stories 2017. He has been awarded the Tayner Barbers Award for science fiction writing and the Roland Rees Bursary for playwriting. Writers at York ​ As a screenwriter he has co-written two feature-length films for the Steve McQueen BBC series Small Axe, of which Lovers Rock was jury selected for Cannes, and opened New York Film Fest 2020. Small Axe won the LA Critics Circle award 2020 for Best Picture. Impact, an original feature, and The Future Isn’t What It Used to Be, a science fiction short, are currently in development with Film Four. Newland is scheduled to write a feature adaptation of Kei Miller’s novel, Augustown (to be directed by Shabier Kirchner). ​ In this exclusive event, Courttia Newland will be in conversation with Dr Clive Nwonka, lecturer in Film and Literature at the University of York. There will also be a brief reading and an opportunity for the audience to ask questions. ​ For more information and tickets, click here ​ Quick View A River Called Time Price £16.99 Previous Events Browse selected titles from past University of York events! Quick View How Britain Ends - SIGNED Price £14.99 Quick View Just Us: An American Conversation Regular Price £25.00 Sale Price £21.99 Quick View PRE-ORDER The Double X Economy (PB) - with SIGNED York Ideas bookplate! Price £10.99 Quick View The Windrush Betrayal - with SIGNED bookplate! Price £10.99 Quick View Women Don't Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide Regular Price £14.99 Sale Price £9.99 Quick View Castles from Cobwebs - with SIGNED bookplate! Price £14.99 Quick View When Time Stopped - with SIGNED bookplate - slight damage* Regular Price £16.99 Sale Price £8.50 Quick View The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide Price £12.99 Quick View The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans w/SIGNED bookplates! Price £16.99 Quick View Chaucer: A European Life w/SIGNED bookplates! Price £20.00 Quick View On Fire - signed bookplate edition Regular Price £10.99 Sale Price £7.69

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