New York-born writer and critic Erica Wagner reveals the story of one of America’s forgotten heroes in her latest book. She spoke with the Cambridge Independent ahead of her appearance at the Cambridge Literary Festival.
Calling all wine aficionados, connoisseurs and indeed anyone keen to learn more about the boudoir of the grape, the Corn Exchange will be turned into a wine-tasting palace for one day only on Saturday.
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.
A girl called Bev is having a party and you’re invited. It’s like any party - there’s cider and buffet table, and the host isn’t a girl you know well. She looks cool in her glittery socks and white trainers. She’s even wearing a silver wig. You’d like to be her mate.