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.

Cookery

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

Sport

An ever changing range of sports titles including biographies

History

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

Childrens

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

Biography

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

Gardening

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

Fiction

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

Travel

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

Military

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

Book Highlights for November 2019

The Best of Hardback Fiction

includes The Starless Sea, Erin Morgenstern; Grandmothers, Salley Vickers; False Value, Ben Aaronovitch; Funny Ha Ha, 80 of the Funniest Stories Ever Written, Paul Merton (Ed); Time for Lights Out, Raymond Briggs; A Paris Secret, Caroline Montague; Murder at Christmas: 10 Classic Crime Stories. 

Books at Our Events

The Borzoi Bookshop will be at the WellChild Christmas Fair at Daylesford, November 11-13.  

Come and meet the authors who will be signing their books: 

The Glossy Years, Nicholas Coleridge

Up in the Attic, Pam Ayres 

Scent Magic, Isabel Bannerman 

Every Day, Imogen Edwards-Jones



Biography and Autobiography

The Man in the Red Coat, Julian Barnes; Down in the Valley, Laurie Lee; Enable: Queen of the Turf, Andrew Pennington. Between the Stops:  The View of My Life from the Number 10 Bus, Sandi Toksvig.


History

Leadership in War: Lessons From Those Who Made History, Andrew Roberts (author of Churchill); The Sisters of Auschwitz, Roxane von Iperon; A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism, Caroline Moorehead; Power and the People: Five Lessons from the Birthplace of Democracy, Alev Scott and Adronike Makres; Uncrowned Queen (Margaret Beaufort), Nicola Tallis. Cruickshank’s London, A Portrait of the City in 13 Walks, Dan Cruickshank.

Natural History

Saving the Last Rhinos: The Life of a Frontline Conservationist, Grant Fowlds.

Art

John Nash: Artist and Countryman, Andrew Lambirth. 

Cookery

The Lebanese Cookbook, Ghillie Besan; Pardiz, Persian Food and Memories; The Lost Orchard, A Celebration of Our Heritage Through Stories of their Fruit and their Recipes, Raymond Blanc. 


Christmas Gift Ideas and Stocking Fillers

The Ultimate Christmas Cracker, John Julius Norwich and Artemis Cooper, introduced by Julian Fellowes; Uncommon Knowledge: Extraordinary Things that Few People Know, Tom Standage. 

One of our favourite books for Christmas is the Encyclopedia of Grannies. 

Also in stock are Advent Calendars, Christmas Cards and Wrapping Paper. 


Children

A Cat’s Christmas Carol, Sam Hay; Dog Man: Fetch 22, Dav Pilkey: The Dinky Donkey, Craig Smith; The Fowl Twins, Eoin Colfe; Invisible in a Bright Light, Sally Gardner; Our House is on Fire: Greta Thunberg’s Call to Save the Planet, Jeanette Winter. 


Sport

Autopia: The Future of Cars, Jon Bentley. Where There’s a Will, Emily Chappell.