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American West inspires new novel from Cambridgeshire author Susan Haven

American West inspires new novel from Cambridgeshire author Susan Haven

American West inspires new novel from Cambridgeshire author Susan Haven

22 September 2021

The St Ives-based writer’s first novel is titled Wyoming Magic.


Hopes raised that Milton Road Library in Cambridge will be secure until 2064

Hopes raised that Milton Road Library in Cambridge will be secure until 2064

Hopes raised that Milton Road Library in Cambridge will be secure until 2064

15 September 2021

Campaigners give a cautious welcome to the plans.


New book helps children learn about Cambridge while helping them to read

New book helps children learn about Cambridge while helping them to read

New book helps children learn about Cambridge while helping them to read

01 September 2021

Cambridge Punting, by primary school teacher Pip Barber, is a beautifully illustrated picture book about punting, and its history in the city.


Historical detective novel by Cambridge lecturer explores the murky world of Victorian showmen

Historical detective novel by Cambridge lecturer explores the murky world of Victorian showmen

Historical detective novel by Cambridge lecturer explores the murky world of Victorian showmen

26 August 2021

An astonishing tale discovered in a Victorian newspaper cutting was the inspiration for a new novel by Anglia Ruskin University’s Dr Mick Finlay.


New book explores the life of ‘greatest’ physicist and former Cambridge resident Lise Meitner

New book explores the life of ‘greatest’ physicist and former Cambridge resident Lise Meitner

New book explores the life of ‘greatest’ physicist and former Cambridge resident Lise Meitner

26 August 2021

Until now, the life of Lise Meitner has been largely unknown but without her, history could have been very different.

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Cambridge Shakespeare Festival: Holly takes on Puck whatever the weather

Cambridge Shakespeare Festival: Holly takes on Puck whatever the weather

Cambridge Shakespeare Festival: Holly takes on Puck whatever the weather

13 August 2021

Former Comberton Village College student Holly Masters is enjoying the chance to take part in something that has become a local tradition.


ARU launches UK’s first bursary to improve diversity in children’s book illustration

ARU launches UK’s first bursary to improve diversity in children’s book illustration

ARU launches UK’s first bursary to improve diversity in children’s book illustration

08 August 2021

The diversity of children’s book creators need to reflect that of society, says ARU.

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Obituary: Gerd Browne - champion skier, owner of Browne’s Bookstore on Mill Road and mother of Anthony Browne MP

Obituary: Gerd Browne - champion skier, owner of Browne’s Bookstore on Mill Road and mother of Anthony Browne MP

Obituary: Gerd Browne - champion skier, owner of Browne’s Bookstore on Mill Road and mother of Anthony Browne MP

06 August 2021

An adventurer and active member of the Buddhist community, Gerd died at 85 following a short illness.


New Peterdown novel inspired by Cambridge United’s ‘golden era’

New Peterdown novel inspired by Cambridge United’s ‘golden era’

New Peterdown novel inspired by Cambridge United’s ‘golden era’

26 July 2021

Described as “an epic social satire, full of comedy, character and anarchic radicalism,” the book is by Cambridge-born writer David Annand.


Campaigners protest against £2.9m sale of reopened Milton Road Library

Campaigners protest against £2.9m sale of reopened Milton Road Library

Campaigners protest against £2.9m sale of reopened Milton Road Library

25 June 2021

They are calling for its future to be safeguarded.


Paige Toon interview: I love writing from the back of my campervan

Paige Toon interview: I love writing from the back of my campervan

Paige Toon interview: I love writing from the back of my campervan

25 June 2021

Cambridge author Paige Toon is publishing her latest novel this week after a research trip to Yorkshire where she fall in love with the landscape.


New book by Cambridge author Phillip Brown highlights the plight of Native Americans

New book by Cambridge author Phillip Brown highlights the plight of Native Americans

New book by Cambridge author Phillip Brown highlights the plight of Native Americans

10 June 2021

Available now, Circle Walker was also written as a response to the Black Lives Matter movement.


Cambridge Children’s Books publisher goes full-time ‘to make dreams come true’

Cambridge Children’s Books publisher goes full-time ‘to make dreams come true’

Cambridge Children’s Books publisher goes full-time ‘to make dreams come true’

10 June 2021

New book ‘Cambridge Punting’ by Pip Barber is now on sale


Zaffre signs Ellee Seymour for royal series set in WW1

Zaffre signs Ellee Seymour for royal series set in WW1

Zaffre signs Ellee Seymour for royal series set in WW1

09 June 2021

Publisher go-ahead for local author’s trio of books set on royal Sandringham estate


Hear how North Cambridge has been represented through song and verse

Hear how North Cambridge has been represented through song and verse

Hear how North Cambridge has been represented through song and verse

05 June 2021

Led by composer and artist Emily Peasgood, the project tells stories from the many communities in and around the area.


‘Crude Britannia was a road trip to explore deindustrialisation and climate breakdown’

‘Crude Britannia was a road trip to explore deindustrialisation and climate breakdown’

‘Crude Britannia was a road trip to explore deindustrialisation and climate breakdown’

26 May 2021

Co-author Terry Macalister on a five-year project on the effect of big oil on the UK


Lida Kindersley: a life engraved in stone

Lida Kindersley: a life engraved in stone

Lida Kindersley: a life engraved in stone

21 May 2021

After falling in love at first sight with an artist who would be a mentor and her husband, Lida Kindersley has dedicated her life to letter cutting.


‘Crude Britannia’: A Big Oil painting of the lies that wrecked the planet

‘Crude Britannia’: A Big Oil painting of the lies that wrecked the planet

‘Crude Britannia’: A Big Oil painting of the lies that wrecked the planet

12 May 2021

Cambridge journalist co-author’s new book is startling exposé of the fossil fuel era

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New book, Apparitions of East Anglia, delves into region’s hidden folklore

New book, Apparitions of East Anglia, delves into region’s hidden folklore

New book, Apparitions of East Anglia, delves into region’s hidden folklore

08 May 2021

Author, artist, software designer, lover of the outdoors and all-round folklore enthusiast, Chris Spalton, wrote the book during lockdown.


Cambridge the setting for author Bonnie MacBird’s fourth Sherlock Holmes novel

Cambridge the setting for author Bonnie MacBird’s fourth Sherlock Holmes novel

Cambridge the setting for author Bonnie MacBird’s fourth Sherlock Holmes novel

02 April 2021

Cambridge’s historic streets and hidden passages have long inspired stories of mystery and intrigue.


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