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Reading

Reading

The RA is the home of art and ideas. Explore our selection of books about art and artists. From RA catalogues to Special Editions. Titles on art history and theory to titles for young, budding artists.

The Winter Reader

Preferring quiet, pensive nights in, give them more excuses to stay home this winter. Featuring Christmas reads and cookbooks, coupled with reading accessories and warm throws, this selection has all the ingredients to gift cosy, bookish evenings.  

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  1. Books Art Craft Community
    Books Art Craft Community
    £30.00
  2. Bookshop Tours
    Bookshop Tours
    £16.99
  3. Christmas at River Cottage
    Christmas at River Cottage
    £22.00
  4. Do You Read Me?
    Do You Read Me?
    £35.00
  5. Fifty Words for Snow
    Fifty Words for Snow
    £9.99
  6. Glasses Cat Eye Red Mix
    Glasses Cat Eye Red Mix
    As low as £28.00

Yinka's Reading List

Explore this exclusive reading list by renowned artist and Royal Academician Yinka Shonibare CBE. Created especially for the RA Shop, it features artist monologues, classic texts, fiction and more.

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  1. Yinka Shonibare
    Yinka Shonibare
    £35.00
  2. Beloved
    Beloved
    £9.99
  3. Things Fall Apart
    Things Fall Apart
    £8.99
  4. Half of a Yellow Sun
    Half of a Yellow Sun
    £8.99
  5. A Bend in the River
    A Bend in the River
    £9.99

Highlights

Whether it’s a past favourite or an upcoming show, these titles are essential reading for anyone looking for insight into the artists and displays at the Royal Academy of Arts. Choose from fascinating exhibition catalogues, in-depth monographs and charming artist sketchbooks.

Read of the Month



    “A compendium of ten beautifully illustrated poems that really bring the Christmas spirit alive. The perfect gift to enjoy year after year.”
 
 -  Santa

 

What's On

The perfect accompaniment to our exhibition programme. Whether it’s a past favourite or an unseen show, these titles are essential reading for anyone looking for insight into the artists and displays at the Royal Academy of Arts.

David Hockney - A Bigger Book
Limited Edition SUMO with Bookstand

New RA Publications

Explore the lastest titles in the Royal Academy's vast library of publications - from fascinating exhibition catalogues, in-depth monographs and charming artist sketchbooks.