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The Book Butler at The Athenaeum

Mar. 30th, 2020

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences partnered with Pan Macmillan to give guests  exclusive access to the latest books. Here’s what to expect from our Book Butler in the first half of 2020.

The Athenaeum’s Book Butler service brings guests the latest books, thanks to its partnership with the globally renowned publisher, Pan Macmillan. Guests staying at the hotel can call the Book Butler to receive complimentary copies of the latest books. Even if the guest doesn’t manage to finish the book during their stay, they are welcome to take it away with them and return it the next time they visit!
Why not use the recommended book-list of the Book Butler to get inspired on what to read during your time at home?
Kaizen - Sarah Harvey
A gorgeously illustrated introduction to the Japanese method of Kaizen – meaning 'change' 'good' – showing you how to make small, step-by-step changes to transform your life. 
The Mercies - Kiran Millwood Hargrave
A beautiful and gripping literary / commercial fiction crossover based on the real life witch-hunts in Vardo, Nowary in 1617.
The Book of Tea - Okakura Kakuzo     
A stunning clothbound collector’s edition - The Book of Tea describes all aspects of the Japanese tea ceremony and explains how its rituals blend seamlessly with traditional Japanese life.
The Animals at Lockwood Manor - Emma Healey
Part love story, part mystery, The Animals at Lockwood Manor by Jane Healey is a gripping and atmospheric tale of family madness, long-buried secrets and hidden desires set in WW2.
Joy At Work - Marie Kondo
Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, sparked a new genre of publishing and became an international bestseller and inspired her popular Netflix show. Now, for the first time, you will be guided through the process of tidying up your work life.  Once you’ve found order in your work life, you can feel empowered to find confidence, energy and motivation to create the career you want and move on from negative working practices.

The Book Butler at The Athenaeum