Our Books

We have too many categories in the shop to show here but the list below gives you some idea of our stock range, including our monthly highlights. You really need to visit and take time to browse.


Mary Berry to Ottolenghi as well as vegan, special diets and food intolerance books


An ever changing range of sports titles including biographies


This is a large section featuring early English history, the Tudors, the English Civil War and much more, right up to the present day, including world history


Much loved authors such as Beatrix Potter, A A Milne and Roald Dahl as well as the ever popular Julia Donaldson, David Walliams and Tom Gates. CD story tapes, factual books and books for the very young

Cotswold Books

Up to date maps and guides for the region including books for walkers and cyclists


A large collection of the latest hardbacks and a wide ranging selection of paperbacks


A glorious selection of colourful books from how to make a garden to coffee table books on the best gardens in the Cotswolds


The latest new hardbacks and many classic novels in paperback, along with best sellers, good holiday reads and unusual authors from small publishers


We have guides to most places and we love our selection of travel literature


An interesting selection of books on WW1 and WW2 and more up to date warfare, including espionage

Book Highlights for March 2020

The Best of Hardback Fiction

The Mirror and the Light, Hilary Mantel, will be available from 5th March. 20% off while stocks last; A Thousand Moons, Sebastian Barry; Hamnet, Maggie O’Farrell; The Bass Rock, Evie Wyld; The Good, the Bad and the Little Bit Stupid, Marina Lewycka; Silver Sparrow, Tayari Jones (author of An American Marriage); Trace Elements, Donna Leon; Mum and Dad, Joanna Trollope; The Bell in the Lake, Lars Mytting (first part of a trilogy); The Second Wife, Rebecca Fleet; Aria, Nazanine Hozar.  


There’s lots of activity at the Borzoi in March. World Book Day is on Thursday 5th March and we have a selection of the £1 WBD books. Spring is definitely on the way too – copies of the NGS Visitor’s Handbook 2020will be in stock from 5th March. Local author Lorna Gray will be here to sign copies of her book,‘Mrs P’s Book of Secrets’ on Thursday 12th March at 11.30am. All welcome. Cotswold Life are featuring her in ‘A Month of Cotswold Bookshops’. 


Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs

House of Glass,The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family, Hadley Freeman; Three Brothers, Yan Lianke; Hold the Front Page: The Wit and Wisdom of Ann Scott-James,Clare Hastings; Wayfinding: The Art and Science of How We Find and Lose Our Way, Michael Bond; Liquid Gold: Bees and the Pursuit of Midlife, Roger Morgan-Grenville; Marigolds, Myrtle and Moles, Alan Titchmarsh

The Best of Paperback Fiction

Girl, Woman, Other, Bernadine Evaristo, Winner of the Booker Prize; Lanny, Max Porter.


Last Giants: The Rise and Fall of African Elephants, Levison Wood; Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things, Robin Muir; Patterns of India: A Journey Through Colours, Textiles and the Vibrancy of Rajasthan, Christine Chitnis.


AGE 1+
My Magical Easter Bunny, Campbell Books (Board Book) 

AGE 3+
The Song of the Tree: Coralie Bickford-Smith, (author of the Fox and the Star (Hardback) 

AGE 4+ 
Big Green Crocodile, Jane Newberry and Carolina Rabei; (Hardback) 

AGE 5+
The Pug Who Wanted to be a Bunny, Bella Swift; (Paperback) 

Age 6+ 
The Weed,
Quentin Blake; (Hardback) The Racehorse Who learned to Dance, Clare Balding (Paperback)  

Age 7+ 
The Train Mouse, Uwe Timm/ Alex Scheffler (Hardback) 

Age 9 +
The Highland Falcon Thief: M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman (Paperback) 

Devil, Darling, Spy, Matt Killeen



Don’t forget to come and pick up your programme of events for the Chipping Campden Literature Festival which runs from 5th to 9th May. 


Giffords Circus Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from a Magical Circus Restaurant, Nell Gifford and Ols Halas.