What’s new at Well-Read Books

Celebrating five years as a bookshop

In September 2018, Well-Read Books opened its doors for the first time. Over the five years the stock has expanded and includes a wide range of both fiction and non-fiction. Our stock of carefully selected new books increases on a weekly basis and we try hard to offer customers ‘something different’ from what can be bought in a supermarket.

Listen to our Podcasts!

Wigtown booksellers are set on entertaining you – with their thoughts on books they have read, books they would like to recommend, and maybe some they were ambivalent about. The Booktown Blether Podcast will keep you up-to-date with all that is happening on the literary front in Scotland’s National Booktown. Listen on Podbean.

New fiction for the New Year

We stock a wide variety of new fiction. Here are some of our current bestsellers – the first three are only £5.00 each


Always a varied and topical selection of non-fiction titles.

Read Oppenheimer, about the making of the atomic bomb, landed five honours at The Golden Globe Awards including the coveted best movie drama prize and acting awards for stars Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr.

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