English bookshops in Rome: Christmas gift tips

Books always make great Christmas presents. In addition to choosing the perfect gift for your friends and loved ones, it is also good to support your neighbourhood bookstore. We asked four of Rome's independent English-language bookshops to offer their top ten recommendations, for adults and children, this Christmas.

Anglo American Bookshop
Educated - Tara Westover
The Other Side of the Coin - Angela Kelly
When Books Went to War - Molly Guptill Manning
21 Lessons for the 21st Century - Yuval Noah Harari
The Anarchy - William Dalrymple
Sweet Bean Paste - Durian Sukegawa
Lux - Elizabeth Cook
The Eighth Life - Nino Haratischvili
Agent Running in the Field - John Le Carré
Christmas Stories - edited by Diana Secker Tesdell
Photo by Andrea Wyner

Almost Corner Bookshop
The Testaments - Margaret Atwood
The Beatiful Ones - Prince
On Fire - Naomi Klein
Morning Glory on the Vine - Joni Mitchell
Incidental Inventions - Elena Ferrante
Don Quichote - Salman Rushdie
Eightball - Elizabeth Geoghegan
Hey Grandude - Paul McCartney (children's book)
How the stars came to be - Poonam Mistry (children's book)
Rome Was - Randolph Langenbach

The Little Reader
Don't Worry, Little Crab - Chris Haughton (3+ years)
Hansel and Gretel - Bethan Woollvin (4+ years)
Isadora Moon series - Harriet Muncaster (6+ years)
The Legend of Kevin - Philip Reeve & Sarah McIntyre (7+ years)
Kid Normal - Greg James and Chris Smith (9+years)
Pages & Co.: Tilly and the Bookwanderers - Anna James (10+years)
The Way Past Winter - Kiran Millwood Hargrave (10+ years)
Raymie Nightingale - Kate DiCamillo (10+years)
Roller Girl - Victoria Jamieson (9+years)
Ghost - Jason Reynolds (12+ years)
Apple and Rain - Sarah Crossan (13+years)

Otherwise
Festive Spirits - Margaret Atwood
A Literary Christmas, An Anthology - British Library
Poems for Happiness - Macmillan's Collectors Library
Twas the Night before Christmas - Adam Kay
Let It Snow - John Green
Penguin book of Christmas Stories - Jessica Harrison
The Giver of Stars - Jojo Moyes
The Starless Sea - Erin Morgenstern
The Book of Dust - Secret Commonwealth - Philip Pullman

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Wanted in Rome is a monthly magazine in English for expatriates in Rome established in 1985. The magazine covers Rome news stories that may be of interest to English and Italian speaking residents, and tourists as well. The publication also offers classifieds, photos, information on events, museums, churches, galleries, exhibits, fashion, food, and local travel.
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