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Anon…Spring 2021 (Issue 6) Bookshop Quarterly  (uploaded 14/11/2021)

Anon… Winter 2021 (Issue 5) Bookshop Quarterly  (uploaded 14/11/2021)

Anon… Autumn 2021 (Issue 4) Bookshop Quarterly  (uploaded 14/11/2021)

From Autumn 2021 onward, copies of the email newsletter are posted to this page as pdfs with reduced resolution and formatting.

Anon… Spring 2020 (Issue 3) Bookshop Quarterly Newsletter (uploaded 03/11/2020)

Anon… Winter 2020 (Issue 2) Bookshop Quarterly Newsletter (uploaded 28/07/20)

Anon… Autumn 2020 (Issue 1) Bookshop Quarterly Newsletter (uploaded 9/05/20)

What’s in a name?

In our first quarterly newsletter we invited literary suggestions for its permanent naming. Instead, we received enthusiastic support for retaining the place-holding moniker – Anon…. 

Hedging our anonymous bets, we had judged ‘Anon’ to possess suitable literary pedigree as a term in frequent use by Shakespeare and as an abbreviation of a term closely associated with writing and authorship. It seemed it made perfect sense to some of our readers – What a great title! I took it to be the abbreviation of Anonymous, the famously most prolific author of fragments of prose, poetry, short stories, aphorisms, a few whole novels, and even music compositions, along the centuries. Perfect, don’t change it, please.   How could we refuse? 💗

Bookshop Buzz is an online version of a quarterly newsletter sent out to our Bookshop Volunteer Group. Names in this public version have been removed to protect privacy. It has now been replaced by our dedicated quarterly newsletter  – to read these, please use see links.

Bookshop Buzz – Spring Edition 2018  (uploaded 19/09/18)