General Books We stock many bestselling titles, often at discounted prices.
Specialist areas October Books is the place to get that unusual or hard-to-find book. Our specialist areas are
Social issues including adoption, youth work, child protection, domestic violence, mental health, counselling, feminist and women's issues, lesbian and gay (fiction and non-fiction).
Humanities including literature, languages, film, philosophy, history and archaeology.
Political issues including George Bush's America and the Iraq war, world development, British politics, European politics, world history and politics, radical politics, globalisation.
Environmental issues sustainability and development, environmental politics.
Vegan books We sell vegan books by mail order, and have a good range in our shop, mainly in our vegetarian cookery section.
Academic texts for Southampton University courses: philosophy, archaeology, history, English, languages, literature, film studies, animal behaviour. We hold stalls at Avenue Campus, Southampton University in October for Semester 1 and February for Semester 2. See Students page for the latest information.
Bookstalls See our Bookstall services page for details.
Corner view of the shop (taken February 2005)