Claire Williams

Event Coordinator

Claire is a bookseller and visual artist, whose artwork is frequently inspired by the books she’s reading. As the Bookshop’s events co-ordinator, she possesses charming anecdotes about all your favourite authors (and dresses up like them on occasion too).

Ask Claire about: art, fiction, graphic novels, what’s coming up in the events calendar, hiring the shop.

Recommendations by Claire

Claire's Picks Summer 2017

I wasn't sure I'd ever be able to read again after Bluets, which pretty much destroyed me with its intellect and emotion but I dusted myself off and got straight back on with Zinzi Clemmons's What We Lose, a novel of youth and family and race ...

Claire's Summer Reads 2016

Claire picks five titles, some new, some not so new, that she's looking forward to reading as the weather warms up (hopefully, anyway).

Claire's Spring Picks 2017

Some debuts, some sophomore novels and an only-recently-unearthed collection from the sixties that sounds as fresh as anything written today.

Claire's Christmas Picks

I hereby offer you my Christmas picks - The First Brexit Novel! Queer New York Debauchery! Enigmatic Microfiction! Queer Theory! Glorious Technicolour! Enjoy!

Posts by Claire

Claire's Events Round-Up 2015

And the Winner is...

So, it’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights. It’s time to announce some of the highlights from the London Review Bookshop events programme, in the form of a ...

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Ali Smith: Two Possible Stories

'It's random. The book you'll get will start with one of those starts and that will be the start you're stuck with… Because we are stuck with the stories that we get given, but the very notion that there's another ...

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