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  • A selection of the guiding thinkers and ideas that have influenced @secondhome_io and Libreria – Lloyd #libreriarecommends

  • Christmas shopping in your favourite bookshop, festive drinks and beautiful live music. This is #librerialates
    Next week, Dec 18th 7-11pm. Free entry, but spaces are limited. Sign up now, link in bio.

    In support of #Echo100Plus – a nonprofit organisation that helps refugees in Greece.

  • Joan of Arc and Christine de Pizan in 2049 is one hell of a radical leap – this is the standout novel of 2018. – Paddy
    #libreriarecommends

  • A view in to our enchanting bookshop. Captured by @archieslap through a #35mm lens.

  • This is the last week to gift our Libreria subscription in time for Christmas. Personally curated monthly reads, hand wrapped and posted through the door. Link in bio www.libreria.io/subscriptions

  • Gal-dem: Brilliant magazine by women and non-binary people of colour with articles ranging from ‘the secret to making feminism better for everyone’ to ‘the secret life of black bee keepers’. – Cecilia #libreriarecommends

  • Today 12-2pm. Lunch like no other, a delicious fusion of Bangladeshi, Moroccan and Sudanese flavours, all made by our Language Lab Students.
    Libreria Language Labs is an initiative that supports the local Tower Hamlets migrant community to develop and improve their literacy. All proceeds from the lunch will go to @citizens.uk

  • An illuminating history of medieval Africa told in a collage of brief chapters – Lloyd #libreriarecommends

  • Recommendation of the day. An inspiring memoir from the co-founder of Nike. This is rich storytelling, full of humility – Lloyd

  • Christmas shopping in your favourite bookshop while sipping on a festive drink and listening to beautiful live music? #librerialates Dec 18th 7-11pm.

    In support of #Echo100Plus – a nonprofit organisation that helps refugees in Greece.
    Free entry, but spaces are limited. Sign up now, link in bio.

  • Today’s recommendation. Insomnia is an incredibly interesting take, about something so many experience but is rarely explored – Cecilia

  • In the run up to Christmas, the Libreria team is going to post a daily recommends. This is a must read memoir from the States – Paddy

  • For the bookworms in your life, give the gift of our personally curated subscription. Monthly reads, hand wrapped and posted through their door. Link in bio www.libreria.io/subscriptions

  • Searching for that special, colourful 🎁 gift? Come speak to the Libreria team and get it wrapped! #alternative #gift #colour @bloomsburypublishing @penguinbooks

  • Beautiful bookshop by day and magical drinking den by night. The perfect venue for an extraordinary Christmas party.

    For availability and pricing information, email us hello@libreria

  • A warm & bustling busy Libreria last Sunday – soul enhancing 🌚🌝🌙 #sunday #bookstagram #warm #soul

  • Proust’s woven wanderings #warpandweft #losttime #canvas #bookstagram # @nyrbooks

  • ‪Lovely impromptu book chat gathering at Libreria this morning! @mentorwiseuk @SECONDHOME_IO #bookclub ‬

  • Pride of Arabia Book 📚 Club! December 10th, 7.30pm, come join! #bookstagram #bookclub #jamesbaldwin

  • Nighttime at Libreria 🌚🌘🌙🌔🌓#bookstagram #latenightreading

  • Beautifully illustrated aesopian fable by George Saunders @bloomsburypublishing #aesop #fox #bear #bookstagram

  • “So let’s start with the word ‘Nihilism’…” Nolan Gertz, author of “Nihilism and Technology”, in conversation with Adam Greenfield now #bookshop #event #libreria #spitalfields

  • Warm and cosy Saturday book 📖 hunting 🧐😎 #bookstagram #bookshop #cosy

  • 😴 oh sleep envy 💤#insomnia #awakening @scribe_uk

  • Night image of Libreria by @tadhalder #mood #nighttime #bookstagram

  • Throwback to brill @yrsadaleyward spoken word performance at Libreria #poetry #spokenwordpoetry @penguinbooks

  • @stancepodcast tonight at Libreria! #heartbreakers #love

  • Sign up to our book subscription and receive your monthly reads, beautifully wrapped at your door step first week on every month. Guess what are our picks this month? #giftideas #bookwormgifts #bookshelf

  • 70s vibes 👀 📸 @imjulietbarnes #librerialondon #bookstagram #londonlife #70svibes #bookshelf

  • The perfect hideaway for hump day 🐫 📸 @hannahbarry00 #librerialondon #bookstagram #bookshop #bookworm #bookshelf #visitlondon

  • This week’s newsletter is looking 👌 Don’t miss out – sign up in the bio 👀 #librerialondon #bookstagram #culture #yayoikusama #victoriamirogallery

  • See something you like? Pop down and see us this weekend 📚 📸 @mortarandmore #bookstagram #libreria #bookshop #visitlondon #bookworm #spitalfields

  • As part of our Language Lab programme, which help migrants & refugees improve their English, we organised a floristry workshop 🌷🌺 #libreria #flowers #floristryworkshop #bookstagram #bookshop

  • 👻 Lazy your way to Libreria today #sundayfunday #relax #bookstagram 📚 boo

  • We are still buzzing from the heated discussions last night @prideofarabia bookclub – “how aware of our colonial histories are we?” was one the main topics discussed which we hope to reflect on beyond #blackhistorymonth #poabookclub

  • Tonight Lily Cole ( @lilycole ) will be in conversation with Second Home’s Rohan Silva ( @rohan__silva ) at the Museum of London, where they will discuss life in London, the importance of ‘belonging’ and the everchanging face of our city. Pictured is Lily Cole’s publication “Impossible To Print” and an interview with, and work of, Wolfgang Tillmans. ( @wolfgang_tillmans ) #londonevents #ontonight #librerialondon #londonbookshop #spitalfields

  • Every week we host Language Labs to help the local Tower Hamlets migrant community improve their English – if you’d like to get involved or host a workshop drop us an email at hello@libreria.io 📚 #libreria #bookstagram #bookshop #spitalfields #community

  • Whatever your thing, we’ve got it… 📚📸 @thebooklyclub #bookstagram #bookworm #londonbookshops #thisislondon #bookshelf

  • This week Libreria kicks off it’s all new arts and culture newsletter. We’ll be going beyond books with articles, reviews and interviews across film, art, music & much more. Sign up (see link in bio) and let us know what you think 👀 #libreria #art #music #culture #newsletter #bookstagram

  • You’ll be surprised at what lies beyond our doors… 📸 @lyndon_pix #bookshop #secretroom #bookstagram #visitlondon #spitalfields

  • On Thursday @cityquitters is joining us to launch her new book City Quitters: The Post-Urban Pioneers – deets in bio 👀 #libreria #booklaunch #bookstagram #cityquitters #bookworm #bookshopsoflondon

  • There’s something for everyone on our shelves… 📚📸 @owl_and_dog_playbooks #bookshop #visitlondon #bookstagram #londoncool #bookworm

  • September blues? We’ve got lots of colourful treats to pick you up 😊 #librerialondon #bookstagram #bookworm #newbooks #bookshop

  • Through the looking glass 👀📸 @booksandquills #libreria #bookshop #bookstagram #bookshelf #visitlondon

  • We are super excited to announce third @prideofarabia book club is happening on 2nd of October at 19:00. We’ll be meeting, reading and mise-en-abîme/ing with Azar Nafisi’s Reading Lolita in Tehran. #bookclublondon #poabookclub #azarnafisi #readingtogether

  • Perfect weekend getaway 😍Thanks to @stchostels for naming us one of the ‘Best Cosy Spots in London for a Rainy Day’ (link in bio) 📸 @sarahgargano29 #libreria #bookstagram #bookshop #thisislondon #visitlondon #weekendvibes

  • ‘Say something awful, say “She leaned on the fork”/Say something beautiful, say “Eyes smudged with soft kohl”…’ – new Maggie Nelson poetry has just arrived. #poetryofinstagram #poetrybooks #bookstagram #poetrycommunity #spitalfields

  • Don’t forget to look up 👀 📸 @sentiandazi #bookstagram #bookshelf #visitlondon #bookshop #shoreditch #thisislondon

  • Weekend plans? Come and see us on Hanbury Street 📚 📸 @rebeccahope #spitalfields #bookstagram #visitlondon #weekendvibes #bookshop

  • A selection of this week’s new arrivals, including a Booker Prize nominee, a poet, a political editor, a psychologist and a bestselling historian. #bookstagram #bookworm #bookshop #spitalfields #librerialondon #visitlondon

  • Throwback to our Vinyl Weekender with @jonrust_ 🎵 #libreria #vinylweekend #analog #bookshop #bookstagram #bookstore #londonlife

  • Can’t make it down to the shop? Check out our new online store with limited editions and signed copies 👀 (link in bio) 📸 @jolybeandiary #bookshop #bookworm #bookshelf #limitededition #spitalfields #visitlondon

  • Last week Ottessa Moshfegh paid us a visit to record a podcast & sign a few books – come down and grab a copy 👀 #bookstagram #womenauthors #bookworm #signedbooks #londonbookshops #spitalfields

  • We might be unassuming from the outside, but it’s a whole other story inside… 📸 @phanuphan.v #bookshop #bookstagram #bookworm #londonbookshop #shoreditch

  • ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️💜💜#Camus

  • ‘She who is my original has forwarded me to you, and although you see her drawn, you will never see her withdrawn; completely transformed in me, she hands you the conquest: her love; do not wonder at the calm and silence you find in me: my original, for your sake, I believe has lost her soul’ #decimas #rhyme

  • ‘Pyramidal, funeral, a shadow born of earth, aspiring to highest heaven, the haughty tip of its great obelisks striving in vain to climb up to the stars’ 🌟✨🌘🌛🌒🌚 #poetrylovers

  • Gotta do it, now @penguinbooks @greenpeaceuk #environment #plasticfree

  • Cool #fisheye shot of Libreria by @arwaflemban

  • @secondhome_io x @librerialondon 📸🎥💜👁

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