Welcome To The Moffat Bookshop

When you open the door of The Moffat Bookshop the teaspoon door-jangler announces your arrival and the mind ponders what treasures lie within. We used to invite people to smell the books but that’s probably not appropriate these days. Best just to read them instead.

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1 day ago
Health, Hedonism and Hypochondria: The Hidden History of Spas

Moffat, once a spa town. Looks a good read.

https://uk.bookshop.org/books/health-hedonism-and-hypochondria-the-hidden-history-of-spas/9780755626465

From Romans to royalty and hypochondriacs to holiday-makers, natural water spas have been a common feature in society since the first century. Even today, we periodically abandon the cities to 'take ... See more

1 day ago
Illustrated Children's Books

A few ideas for the littlins Christmas stocking/pillow case/box/skip. You can order these through bookshop.org. Or call into the shop and we can order them for you.

Check out this list on Bookshop

2 days ago
Moffat Museum

Those who missed or want to follow up further Friday evening's talk on ZOOM by Matthew and Cheryl Toomey, may be interested in their book: it is a reference book of press articles that relate the ... See more

6 days ago

Is there an alternative to ordering your new books from the Great Amazon Empire of Planet Earth?

There is. https://uk.bookshop.org/

If you order your books from bookshop.org you'll probably feel ... See more

1 week ago
Moffat Museum

This looks good, it's a good complement to the book by the same authors.

A special invite from Matthew and Cheryl Toomey to an online event. Some of Matthew's photos can be found here https://www.instagram.com/empty330/
"Just to let you know we are doing a talk on the ... See more

1 week ago

We are delighted to be able to offer National Book Tokens once again - you can buy or redeem them in our shop, or online or in any bookshop in the UK. Prices start from only £1.00

1 week ago
The Really Virtual Book Group

Sonali Misra talks Lady Gaga, an extract from her book 21 Fantastic Failures.

Sonali Misra reads about Lady Gaga from her newly published 21 Fantasic Failures.

2 weeks ago
The Really Virtual Book Group

The second of Sonali Misra's videos for book week.

Sonali Misra reads from her essay about polycystic ovary syndrome published in the book So Hormonal. This is the second video of three made to share for The Moffat Bookshop and Book Week Scotland.

2 weeks ago
The Really Virtual Book Group

Sonali Misra Is the Moffat Bookshop's featured writer for Book week 2020. She has made videos for us to share this week while we cannot hold events in person and will be joining us to read at our ... See more

Sonali Misra reading from her non-fiction title 21 Fantastic Failures. This reading is an excerpt from the chapter on Oprah Winfrey.

2 weeks ago
Photos from The Moffat Bookshop's post

A lovely new hardback book with colour photos of sites visited.

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