Abingdon Bookshop Mostly Books has reopened after lockdown and become a Jhalak Prize Champion.

To mark their fifth anniversary, Jhalak Prize have announced a new initiative supported by National Book Tokens whereby 12 independent bookshops will serve as Jhalak Prize Bookshop Champions to celebrate one of the 12 titles shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour and the inaugural Jhalak Children’s & Young Adult Prize.

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Mostly Books is one of 12 independent bookshops in the UK to serve as a bookshop champion. It will be selling and celebrating the book My Darling From the Lions by Rachel Long, which is shortlisted for Writer of Colour 2021.

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