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Al Verey's Reading List

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Top ten reads from our library

Will you follow Persephone into the Underworld? Learn how to forage for a natural medicine cabinet? Or roam Lakeland landscapes with writers like Wordsworth and Simon Armitage as your guide? Choose your literary escape from Al Verey’s pick of the Another Place library.

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We love a good book recommendation – especially when they come from someone as well-read as Al Verey, the owner of Pooley Bridge’s new indie bookshop, Verey Books.

And when the books in question can be found in the Another Place library, which Al recently restocked with a curated selection of 100 titles? Even better.

From poetry collections to dip into, to coffee table tomes to pour over with a hot toddy by the fire, Al takes us through 10 of his favourite reads from our revived library…

Al’s potted reads: 10 mini book reviews to give you a flavour of the new Another Place library collection