Books

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The 1950s-set mystery, published by Allison & Busby Ltd, is the East Sussex-born author’s follow-up to her bestselling novel, Shot in Southwold.

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Published on May 1 by DB Publishing – an imprint of JMB Media – The Mirror Men deals with current and controversial themes

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

An American author living in London, Francesca Simon is best known for the Horrid Henry series of children’s books – the first of which was published in 1994

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Bringing 16th century Languedoc vividly to life, Kate Mosse’s The Burning Chambers is a gripping story of love and betrayal, mysteries and secrets; of war and adventure, conspiracies and divided loyalties

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Friday, June 15, 2018

The Wimpole History Festival is offering readers of the Cambridge Independent 20 per cent off any further bookings made between now and the event, which takes place between June 22 and 24 at the Wimpole Estate

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Expect heart-stopping tales of spies, escapes and uplifting acts of humanity spanning nearly three centuries.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Ghost Writers on the Cam is a two-hour walking tour of Cambridge – the brainchild of passionate performance storyteller, art historian, writer, researcher and former employee of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Robert Lloyd Parry

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Its million books have been seen by few... but now a free exhibition reveals all

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Friday, April 27, 2018

The Mirror Men, due to be published on May 1, deals with current and controversial themes

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Set in the streets of Nice on the French Riviera during carnival season, Box of Bones is the third novel in Peter Morfoot’s captivating Captain Paul Darac series

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Dr Patricia Fara is an author and history of science lecturer at the University of Cambridge, where she is also a fellow of Clare College

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Writer/poet/musician Emily Scialom discusses her novel writing style

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Dr Christopher Catherwood is the author of various books on the former PM, including Churchill: The Greatest Briton in Words, Pictures and Rare Documents – a new edition of which was published in December.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Jim Kelly, a crime mystery writer who lives in Ely, is kicking off a new series with his 14th book, The Great Darkness, which focuses on Cambridge during the Second World War.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Ruby Wax brought a touch of TV glamour to the city on Tuesday evening when she appeared at the cathedral to discuss her new book, How to Be Human.

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

Christmas celebrations started early this year as Cambridge Literary Festival closed their bumper year of events in December with a packed Union Chamber where former foreign secretary David Miliband discussed his new book Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of our Time.

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Cambridge: Unique Images from the Archives of Historic England by Simon McNeill-Ritchie puts one of England’s finest cities in the spotlight.

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Monday, January 1, 2018

How many do you know?

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

Cambridge author Christopher Pressler has penned this short story exclusively for the Cambridge Independent.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Artist and quizmaster Frank Paul’s book, The Cryptic Pub Quiz, has been published in time for Christmas.

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Friday, December 1, 2017

The writer’s latest book America City has enjoyed instant success since it was released last month.

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Top poet hosts creative workshop at Coleridge Community College.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

We look at the star-studded line-up for three days that will be filled with debate, literature and laughs.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

One of the finest living exponents of the written word, Michael Frayn, a graduate of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, is one of only a small number of people writing in the English language to succeed in both drama and fiction.

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