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...

The Bees

The Lives of Others

My History: A Memoir of Growing Up

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: a Novel

Bodies of Light

The Strange Library

Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery


























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

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.

The Betrayers (Paperback) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: a Novel

modern bookclub


Mon 13 April 7:30pm

The Betrayers

by David Bezmozgis

classic bookclub

(every two months)

Mon 30 March 7:30pm

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

nomad children's story time

Our weekly children's story time is back, now on Thursday afternoons at 3:45pm. The first will be on Thursday 29th January. Story time is free; just turn up! Typically, we read 3 or 4 picture books, ideal for ages 2-6. Before or after the session, you are welcome to enjoy a hot drink from our cafe.

2014's prize winners


Costa Children's Book Award: Five Children on the Western Front

Guardian Children's Ficton Prize: The Dark Wild (The Last Wild #2)

The Caldecott Medal for American picture book: Locomotive

 Five Children on the Western Front: Inspired by E. Nesbit's Five Children and it Stories  The Dark Wild  


The Man Booker Prize for fiction: The Narrow Road to the Deep North

The Pulitzer Prize for literature: The Goldfinch

The Nobel Prize for literature: Patrick Modiano

The Narrow Road to the Deep North  The Goldfinch  Suspended Sentences: Three Novellas - The Margellos World Republic of Letters

Pen Faulkner Award for fiction: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Specsavers Award for popular fiction: The Miniaturist

The Bailey's Women's Prize for fiction: A Girl is a Half-formed Thing

We are All Completely Beside Ourselves  The Miniaturist  A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing

The Goldsmith's Prize for fiction, the Coasta Prize for novels: How to Be Both

The Costa Prize for first novels: Elizabeth is Missing

The Guardian first book award: Young Skins

How to be Both  Elizabeth is Missing  Young Skins

The Independent Award for foreign fiction: The Iraqi Christ

The Arthur C. Clarke, Hugo & Nebula Awards for science fiction: Ancillary Justice

The World Fantasy Award: A Stranger in Olondria

The Iraqi Christ     A Stranger in Olondria: A Novel


The Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction: H is for Hawk

Financial Times Business book of the year: Capital

The Orwell Prize for political writing: This Boy

H is for Hawk  Capital in the Twenty-First Century  This Boy 

Rough Trade Music book of the year: Clothes, Music, Boys

William Hill Sports book of the year: Night Games

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography: Penelope Fitzgerald

Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys  Night Games: Sex, Power and a Journey into the Dark Heart of Sport 

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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