Pop-up shop

We’re hosting a pop-up shop in Shoreditch from 10-12 September to celebrate the publication of Beautiful World, Where Are You.

Located at 17 Great Eastern Street, Waterstones will be selling copies of Beautiful World, Where Are You, as well as Sally Rooney’s previous works and a selection of recommended reads from Sally Rooney herself. Open 11am-6pm and will host workshops, book clubs and daily giveaways.

Entry is free, buy tickets to the workshops here.

Please note, unfortunately the pop-up shop is only accessible via a short staircase, with no lift access available.

Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend Eileen is getting over a break-up, and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known since childhood.

Alice, Felix, Eileen and Simon are still young – but life is catching up with them. They desire each other, they delude each other, they get together, they break apart. They have sex, they worry about sex, they worry about their friendships and the world they live in. Are they standing in the last lighted room before the darkness, bearing witness to something? Will they find a way to believe in a beautiful world?

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