Independent bookshop | literary lodgings | reopening 2019

The Book Barge launched in 2009 as an independent bookshop on a 60′ narrowboat plying the British waterways. Now based in Burgundy, France, it will be reopening in 2019 and also available for hire as a reading and writing retreat.

 

Sarah Henshaw

 

Sarah Henshaw

The Book Barge is run by Sarah Henshaw, a journalist and author of The Bookshop that Floated Away (Constable, 2014). She has written for the Telegraph, the Independent and Elle Decoration, is editor of the society magazines of the Inland Waterways Association and River Thames Society and is deputy editor of Waterways World magazine. She writes about books, boats and design and lives afloat in France.