Alexandra Fuller

Alexandra Fuller

Alexandra Fuller was born in England in 1969. She moved to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) with her family when she was two. After the country’s war of independence (1980), her family moved first to Malawi and then Zambia. She came to the United States in 1994. Her book Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize in 2002 and was a finalist for the Guardian First Book Award. Scribbling the Cat won the Lettre Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage in 2006.


The Bookshop Band: music inspired by books

The Bookshop Band: music inspired by books

We have a new obsession: The Bookshop Band. Not only do they play their songs in bookshops, but they're inspired by the books they've read. Ben Please, Beth Porter and Poppy Pitt formed the band in 2010, and the rest is history. Here are some of our favourites: