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Five Leaves wins Independent Bookshop of The Year

May 17th 2018

by Five Leaves Bookshop

Nottingham's radical and independent book lovers paradise, Five Leaves Bookshop, has won the Independent Bookshop of the Year Award at the the book trade equivalent of the Oscars, the British Book Awards.

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“It was not the most likely setting to find a radical bookshop, but we coped pretty well! By coincidence, Nottingham writer Jon McGregor won the very next award for Book of the Year, Fiction with his Reservoir 13. Jon was our first ever customer in 2013 and we launched Reservoir 13 when it came out so we were able to celebrate together.”

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“This is a very good bookshop - but so much more. Five Leaves is clearly as much about the act of reading and growing literacy as it is about running a business. It's genuinely collaborative, generous and public-spirited and has a stack of energy.”

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“Five Leaves creates a distinct identity out of its emphasis on political and social issues, a passion for diversity and a reputation for poetry" carrying a stock that is "finely tuned to its market”

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