Nomad Books      781 Fulham Road • London • SW6 5HA      020 7736 4000          






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Bookshop Hours

Monday to Friday

9am to 7pm


10am to 6pm


11am to 5pm


Monday to Friday

9am to 6.30pm


9.30am to 5.30pm


11am to 4.30pm


We are reading...

Young Romantics: The Shelleys, Byron and Other Tangled Lives

Southern Cross the Dog

The Miniaturist

The Day of the Triffids

The Cornish Coast Murder - British Library Crime Classics

Poems of the Great War: 1914-1918

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage























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"This is a local bookshop in the true sense. I love going in there: the welcome is always warm and a cup of coffee from the café is delicious... I love it!"

Rosemary Wright, The Guardian



santa claus is coming!
Are you looking for Christmas gift inspiration? See our staff recommendations for adults, for children, and check out our new travel and lifestyle titles. Here are just a few books that we think will make perfect gifts this season!

A Change of Appetite: Where Delicious Meets Healthy  The History of Photography in 50 Cameras  Floodlights and Touchlines: A History of Spectator Sport

The Greatest Albums You'll Never Hear: Unreleased Records by the World's Greatest Musicians  H is for Hawk  Powder: The Greatest Ski Runs on the Planet

nomad bookclubs

Nomad bookclub events are free. Just turn up and enjoy a drink and conversation, whether you've read the entire book or not! Keep up to date by joining our mailing list (form above left) and see details of the next meeting here.

Southern Cross the Dog  The Day of the Triffids

modern bookclub


Dec date TBC 7:30pm

Southern Cross the Dog

by Bill Cheng

classic bookclub

(every two months)

Mon 12 Jan 7:30pm

The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

childrens author event
The Sea Tiger

Author's Story Time

with Victoria Turnbull

Sat 29 Nov, 3:45pm

Suitable 2-6yrs

Let yourself be swept up in the imaginative and beautiful Sea Tiger, the first book by a stunning new talent in childrens' illustration and storytelling.

'...lyrical, elegaic and highly imaginative'

- winner of the 2013 AOI Association of Illustrators New Talent Award

remembering the great war

Tommy's War: The Western Front in Soldiers' Words and Photographs  Zeppelin Nights: London in the First World War  The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order 1916-1931

The Return of the Soldier - VMC 623  All Quiet on the Western Front  Birdsong - Vintage War 7

downstairs room available for hire

pop-up shops, business meetings, childrens parties... all are welcome in our downstairs room, now available to hire through We Are Pop Up! For more details click this link:

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featured: great nature & travel books

 H is for Hawk What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?: How Money Really Does Grow On Trees  A Buzz in the Meadow

Don't Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle Oh Mexico!: Love and Adventure in Mexico City A Sense of Direction: Pilgrimage for the Restless and the Hopeful