1. A great depth, by The Bookshop Band. Inspired by Diego Marani's novel, New Finnish Grammar.

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    This recording is from their latest UK tour, when they played in Monmouth at The Shire Hall, for a concert hosted by Rossiter Books. www.thebookshopband.co.uk @TheBookshopBand

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    • "A shop with books in" - a song inspired by bookshops, written for Independent Booksellers' Week 2012 by The Bookshop Band

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      This is a song we wrote about bookshops, for Independent Booksellers' Week (30th June - 7th July 2012), a national celebration of independent bookshops, with hundreds of events taking place all over…

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      • Violent and free, by The Bookshop Band

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        This song was inspired by Greg Baxter's wonderful novel, The Apartment (Penguin). It was performed by Poppy and Ben when he came into Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights on the 29th March 2012. For…

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        • Remembering when we met

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          This song was inspired by Rachel Joyce's lovely debut novel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. We wrote and performed it on the 27th March 2012 when rachel came into Mr B's Emporium of Reading…

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          • How not to woo a woman (widescreen)

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            This song is based on the stunning debut novel by Rachel Joyce, called The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. It was written and performed on march 27th 2012 when Rachel came into Mr B's Emporium…

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            • The downfall of Les Innocents (or How many bones to build a man?) by The Bookshop Band

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              A tale of what a young man had to do to make his way in the world. The song was written in response to reading PURE, the COSTA award winning novel by Andrew Miller, who came into Mr B's Emporium of…

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              • Heart in hand, by The Bookshop Band

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                Heart in Hand was written by The Bookshop Band on the 16th November 2011 for the author event at Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights, in Bath, when Michelle Paver came in to talk about her book Dark…

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                • The Engineer's Paris

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                  This is a song by The Bookshop Band, written for when the author Andrew Miller came into Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights, in Bath, to talk about his book 'Pure', the story of a young engineer…

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                  • The Mariner's First Smile

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                    This is a song inspired by Jamrach's Menagerie, the Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel by Carol Birch. It was written and performed on the 20th October 2011 when Carol came into Mr B's Emporium to…

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                    • Gold and Black, by The Bookshop Band

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                      This song was inspired by Jamrach's Menagerie, a novel by Carol Birch, recently shortlisted for the Booker Prize. It was written and performed by The Bookshop Band on the 20th October, when Carol…

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