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We are once again closed for browsing but remain open for email, telephone and website click and collect orders. Our website only lists our favourite recommendations but we have thousands of books in stock and can order in any available book, cd or dvd. Please fill in the 'order a book' form here on the website and we will get back to you with availability information. If your books are in stock they can be collected straight away. If we are ordering books in we will contact you when your order is ready. Your books can then be collected from the shop doorway or delivered to you: please see below for our delivery options. DOORWAY COLLECTION Come to the shop door at any time during shop hours to pick up your books. DELIVERY BY OWL We can deliver by hand to your door if you are less than a 15 minute walk away from the shop. Orders over £30 will be delivered free of charge, other orders will be £3 per delivery. DELIVERY BY POST We charge postage at cost, usually £3.85 for 1st class or £3.20 for 2nd class for parcels up to 1kg. For heavier parcels up to 2kg the cost is £5.57

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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates |

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

Bill Gates

£20.00

My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell |

My Dark Vanessa

Kate Elizabeth Russell

£8.99

Weather by Jenny Offill |

Weather

Jenny Offill

£8.99

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain by George Saunders |

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain

George Saunders

£16.99

How to Kill Your Family by Bella Mackie |

How to Kill Your Family

Bella Mackie

£14.99

The Death of Francis Bacon by Max Porter |

The Death of Francis Bacon

Max Porter

£6.99

Shuggie Bain – WINNER Booker Prize 2020 by Douglas Stuart | 9781529019278

Shuggie Bain – WINNER Booker Prize 2020

Douglas Stuart

£14.99

Hamnet – WINNER Women’s Prize 2020 by Maggie O'Farrell |

Hamnet – WINNER Women’s Prize 2020

Maggie O'Farrell

£20.00

The Discomfort of Evening – WINNER International Booker Prize 2020 by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld |

The Discomfort of Evening – WINNER International Booker Prize 2020

Marieke Lucas Rijneveld

£8.99

Diary of a Young Naturalist – WINNER The Wainwright Prize 2020 by Dara McAnulty |

Diary of a Young Naturalist – WINNER The Wainwright Prize 2020

Dara McAnulty

£16.00

This Mournable Body – Booker Prize Shortlist 2020 by Tsitsi Dangarembga | 9780571355518

This Mournable Body – Booker Prize Shortlist 2020

Tsitsi Dangarembga

£14.99

Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me – WINNER 2020 Orwell Prize by Kate Clanchy |

Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me – WINNER 2020 Orwell Prize

Kate Clanchy

£9.99

Burnt Sugar – Booker Prize Shortlist 2020 by Avni Doshi | 9780241441510

Burnt Sugar – Booker Prize Shortlist 2020

Avni Doshi

£14.99

Light Perpetual by Francis Spufford |

Light Perpetual

Francis Spufford

£16.99

Luster by Raven Leilani |

Luster

Raven Leilani

£14.99

The Push by Ashley Audrain |

The Push

Ashley Audrain

£12.99

What Are You Going Through by Sigrid Nunez |

What Are You Going Through

Sigrid Nunez

£16.99

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke |

Piranesi

Susanna Clarke

£14.99

The Silence by Don DeLillo |

The Silence

Don DeLillo

£14.99

Seed to Dust : A Gardener’s Story by Marc Hamer & Jonathan Ashworth |

Seed to Dust : A Gardener’s Story

Marc Hamer & Jonathan Ashworth

£14.99

UnPresidented by Jon Sopel |

UnPresidented

Jon Sopel

£20.00

Francis Bacon : Revelations by Mark Stevens & Annalyn Swan |

Francis Bacon : Revelations

Mark Stevens & Annalyn Swan

£30.00

Painting the Ancient Land of Australia by Philip Hughes |

Painting the Ancient Land of Australia

Philip Hughes

£40.00

History of the World in 100 Animals by Simon Barnes |

History of the World in 100 Animals

Simon Barnes

£25.00

The Poetry Pharmacy : Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul by William Sieghart |

The Poetry Pharmacy : Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul

William Sieghart

£12.99

Love After Love by Ingrid Persaud |

Love After Love

Ingrid Persaud

£8.99

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo |

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

Cho Nam-Joo

£8.99

Love and Other Thought Experiments by Sophie Ward |

Love and Other Thought Experiments

Sophie Ward

£8.99

Old Masters : A Comedy by Thomas Bernhard |

Old Masters : A Comedy

Thomas Bernhard

£9.99

The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare |

The Girl with the Louding Voice

Abi Dare

£8.99

Uncommon Type : Some Stories by Tom Hanks |

Uncommon Type : Some Stories

Tom Hanks

£8.99

Motherwell – A Girlhood by Deborah Orr |

Motherwell – A Girlhood

Deborah Orr

£9.99

Promises to Keep by Joe Biden |

Promises to Keep

Joe Biden

£9.99

What If We Stopped Pretending? by Jonathan Franzen |

What If We Stopped Pretending?

Jonathan Franzen

£7.99

Square Haunting by Francesca Wade |

Square Haunting

Francesca Wade

£11.99

Grayson’s Art Club by Grayson Perry |

Grayson’s Art Club

Grayson Perry

£15.00

Untamed : Stop Pleasing, Start Living by Glennon Doyle |

Untamed : Stop Pleasing, Start Living

Glennon Doyle

£14.99

Old Masters : A Comedy by Thomas Bernhard |

Old Masters : A Comedy

Thomas Bernhard

£9.99

Mr Fortune’s Maggot by Sylvia Townsend Warner |

Mr Fortune’s Maggot

Sylvia Townsend Warner

£9.99

Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead by Barbara Comyns |

Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead

Barbara Comyns

£9.99

Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith |

Strangers on a Train

Patricia Highsmith

£8.99

The Wolf of Baghdad by Carol Isaacs - The Surreal McCoy |

The Wolf of Baghdad

Carol Isaacs - The Surreal McCoy

£16.99

The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa |

The Memory Police

Yoko Ogawa

£8.99

Kat Wolfe on Thin Ice by Lauren St John |

Kat Wolfe on Thin Ice

Lauren St John

£7.99

Dogger’s Christmas by Shirley Hughes |

Dogger’s Christmas

Shirley Hughes

£12.99

The Puffin Keeper by Michael Morpurgo |

The Puffin Keeper

Michael Morpurgo

£12.99

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charlie Mackesy |

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse

Charlie Mackesy

£16.99

Ernest Shackleton by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Olivia Holden |

Ernest Shackleton

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Olivia Holden

£9.99

Diary of a Young Naturalist – WINNER The Wainwright Prize 2020 by Dara McAnulty |

Diary of a Young Naturalist – WINNER The Wainwright Prize 2020

Dara McAnulty

£16.00

Streets of St. Pancras by Camden History Society |

Streets of St. Pancras

Camden History Society

£11.50

The Alternative Guide to the London Boroughs by Owen Hatherley |

The Alternative Guide to the London Boroughs

Owen Hatherley

£18.99

The Harlots of Haverstock Hill by David S Percy |

The Harlots of Haverstock Hill

David S Percy

£10.99

There’s Something About Wallace by Dee McLean & Louisa Green |

There’s Something About Wallace

Dee McLean & Louisa Green

£10.99

A Guide to Modernism in Metro-Land by Joshua Abbott |

A Guide to Modernism in Metro-Land

Joshua Abbott

£10.99

Why Didn’t You Just Do What You Were Told? by Jenny Diski |

Why Didn’t You Just Do What You Were Told?

Jenny Diski

£18.99

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Owl Gift Card

£5 - £300

Owl Small Pink or Blue Canvas Bag by  |

Owl Small Pink or Blue Canvas Bag

£8.00

Owl Cotton Bag by  |

Owl Cotton Bag

£7.00

Owl Canvas Bag by  |

Owl Canvas Bag

£12.00

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Owl Bookshop
207-209 Kentish Town Road
London
NW5 2JU 
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Monday – Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday – 09:00 - 18:00
Sunday 11:00 - 18:00
Bank holidays – 11:00 - 18:00