Sunday, 18 February 2018

Penguin's #LikeAWoman Pop-up Bookshop in Shoreditch for International Women's Week

Penguin is opening a pop-up bookshop off Old Street, featuring only books by women writers, as aprt of International Women's Day.  Open froom Monday 5th - Friday 9th March 2018, it will be at 1-3 Rivington St, and also feature bookable events, for example a session called Women At Work, with the Live.Life.Better podcast.  Make sure you visit!

"Penguin is launching a pop-up bookshop stocked solely with titles by female writers for International Women’s Day.
The bookshop, opening on 1-3 Rivington Street in East London from 5th to 9th March in partnership with Waterstones, has been named "Like A Woman" and will stock titles from the likes of Malorie Blackman, Iris Murdoch, Caitlin Moran, Malala Yousafzai, Zadie Smith and Margaret Atwood. 
According to Penguin Random House, the initiative is a celebration of "the way that women contribute, often under the radar, to every facet of society" and recognises female figures who have "made a difference or fought for change" in fields such as politics, activism, writing, art, science, sports and culture, among others. The hashtag #LikeAWoman will be used online to promote the pop-up."

When - Monday 5th - Friday 9th February 2018
10am- 6.30pm each day

Where - 1-3 Rivington Street, EC2A 3DT

Get directions with Citymapper

Link 1 - Penguin #LikeAWoman - inc links to the bookable events
Link 2 - Article in The Bookseller

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