Established in 1963, David's Bookshop is located in Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, only a few minutes’ walk from the railway station in the heart of Letchworth Town Centre. There is ample parking nearby.
At the combined Book & Music shop we are confident that you will find the most comprehensive range for many miles. We stock over 50,000 books on two floors, and a wide range of of maps, including every OS Explorer and Landranger.
David's vouchers, in £1, £5, £10 and £20 denominations are availble - we can post them to you (free postage). Now open - coffee, tea and homemade cake shop! We can supply any book in print and there are always many titles on special offer. The children's book section appeals to all ages and reading levels.
The secondhand book department covers two floors. Books are very competitively priced, from cheap paperbacks to antiquarian and collectors' volumes. We buy books - please contact us first as some categories are too plentiful! Local history (Herts and Beds) is always wanted. (Please note that books left for assessment will be disposed of if uncollected after 4 weeks).
Our Next Event
Botanist, Best-Selling Writer and Broadcaster, James Wong will Discuss and Sign his Cookbook, How to Eat Better
Tuesday 11 April 2017
‘As a botanist obsessed with food, I am forever surprised by how simple tweaks can radically alter the chemical compositions of crops, even when they are sitting on your kitchen counter. With just a few ridiculously easy hints and tips you could dramatically improve the nutritional value of everything from fruit and veg to carbs and coffee, thanks to the miracle of kitchen chemistry.’ James Wong.
Want to cut the calories and raise the fibre in potatoes and still have identical flavour? Get supermarket blueberries with loads more antioxidants that cost virtually half the price? Cook up carrots that are twice as phytonutrient dense and yet taste sweeter? All for less effort? A little kitchen science can do that! Between the rush to keep up with the latest miracle ingredient, anxiety about E-numbers, and demonization of gluten/dairy/sugar, many of us are left in a virtual panic in the supermarket aisle. How to Eat Better strips away the fad diets, superfood fixations and Instagram hashtags to give you a straight-talking scientist’s guide to making everyday foods measurably healthier (and tastier) simply by changing the way you select, store and cook them.
James Wong is a Kew-trained botanist, writer and broadcaster based in London. He is the author of the best-selling books Grow Your Own Drugs and Homegrown Revolution as well as presenter of programmes including BBC2’s award-winning Grow Your Own Drugs and the BBC’s coverage of the world-renowned RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Tickets are £6, which are deductible from the cost of the hardback book (£20.00) if purchased on the evening. To book tickets, please ring the shop on 01462684631 or call in to the shop.
Where is David's Bookshop?
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Sat 8am - 6pm / Sun 10am - 5pm
Sat 9am - 6pm / Sun 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10.30am - 4pm