Gloucester Road Books has been providing Bristol with books to challenge and entertain since April 2021.
Our primary aim is that the shop be a fascinating place to explore. Some of the subject sections are a little broader than they might be elsewhere - for instance our ‘Time and Place’ section encompasses books on History, Travel Literature, Geography and Reportage. We want to encourage people to browse as broadly as possible, and we hope that breaking down some of the ubiquitous subject distinctions will help with that.
We also have a significant focus on titles published by small independent presses. There are lots of really brilliant small publishers putting out incredibly exciting books at the moment, and we want to help get these out into the world.
We do, of course, have plenty of the kinds of books you would expect to find in any good bookshop - Fiction, Non-Fiction, and a range of fantastic books for children of all ages. The stock is carefully chosen and constantly changing, so even if you pop in every week there will always be new books to find.