Adam Sowan (author)

Successful events at Waterstone’s for Heritage Open Days, Reading

Two River Press authors, Adam Sowan and Geoff Sawers fascinated audiences at Waterstone’s, Broad Street, Reading with history nuggets about the Reading train station and the Broad Street Chapel, which today is Waterstone’s!) Read their books! All Change at Reading: … Continue reading

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Sunday, 15 September, 2013: Heritage Open Days: Author tea at Malmaison, 2-6pm

Meet the author, Adam Sowan,  over tea at Malmaison Hotel,  Sunday, 15 September, 2013,  2-6pm Adam Sowan signs copies of his book: All Change at Reading: the railway and the station 1840-2013 which features the building that houses Malmaison, Reading … Continue reading

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Saturday, 14 September, 2013: Heritage Open Days: Author, Adam Sowan, on Reading Station 12-2pm

Meet local author, Adam Sowan, as he launches his latest book, All Change at Reading: the railway and the station 1840-2013. Isambard Kingdom Brunel gave Reading an inconvenient station with but a single platform; after four major rebuilds it now has … Continue reading

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All Change front coverAll Change at Reading: The railway and the station, 1840 – 2013 by Adam Sowan (author)


Believing_in_Reading_CoverBelieving in Reading: our places of worship by Adam Sowan (author)


Reading_QuizThe Reading Quiz Book by Adam Sowan (author) Geoff Sawers (artist)


October 18-19, 2008: Weekend walks and workshops celebrate lauch of three books

From Reading Post – 15 Oct 2008 Publishers celebrate the joy of Reading A Weekend of walks and workshops will be held in Reading this weekend to celebrate the launch of three books about Reading. Two Rivers Press, recently nominated … Continue reading

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markofaffectioncoverA Mark of Affection by Adam Sowan (author) Peter Hay (artist)


The Stranger in ReadingThe Stranger in Reading by Adam Sowan (author)


holy_01The Holy Brook by Adam Sowan (author) Peter Hay (artist) Sally Castle (artist, letterer)


ab2Abattoirs Road to Zinzan Street by Adam Sowan (author) Peter Hay (artist) Sally Castle (artist, letterer)


Adam Sowan:. An explorer at heart, Adam jumped at the offer of early retirement from the Civil Service and has since spent his time exploring the history and topography of his adopted town, Reading (UK). He has published four books on Reading with Two Rivers Press and has other projects in the pipeline. Keenly interested in architecture and classical music, he is editor of Reading Civic Society’s magazine, was involved in the Berkshire Pevsner revision project, and is a campaigner for better public transport.