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The 10 questions Professor Stephen Hawking tackles in his final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions

The 10 questions Professor Stephen Hawking tackles in his final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions

The 10 questions Professor Stephen Hawking tackles in his final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions

11 October 2018

Win two tickets to Cambridge launch of the book on October 17


A book well worth 50 camels

A book well worth 50 camels

A book well worth 50 camels

04 October 2018

Cambridge Writers Network's travelling ladies launch new title at Heffers


Cambridge author John Taylor to sign copies of his book at Heffers

Cambridge author John Taylor to sign copies of his book at Heffers

Cambridge author John Taylor to sign copies of his book at Heffers

03 October 2018

The novelist will be signing copies of I Will Find You at the bookshop in Trinity Street, Cambridge from 10.30am on Saturday, October 20.


Cambridge artist Jon Harris has been documenting life in the city through art for more than 50 years

Cambridge artist Jon Harris has been documenting life in the city through art for more than 50 years

Cambridge artist Jon Harris has been documenting life in the city through art for more than 50 years

25 September 2018

Published by Cambridge company Lutterworth Press, Artist About Cambridge charts an artistic journey


Plastic education wall at Cambridge Eco Living festival

Plastic education wall at Cambridge Eco Living festival

Plastic education wall at Cambridge Eco Living festival

21 September 2018

... and film looks at how to live without plastic


Cambridge author Nicola Upson to give talk on the true crime that inspired her latest book

Cambridge author Nicola Upson to give talk on the true crime that inspired her latest book

Cambridge author Nicola Upson to give talk on the true crime that inspired her latest book

19 September 2018

Novel is inspired by Cambridge rapist Peter Cook.


The Other Side of Como is the debut novel by long-term Cambridge resident Mara G Fox

The Other Side of Como is the debut novel by long-term Cambridge resident Mara G Fox

The Other Side of Como is the debut novel by long-term Cambridge resident Mara G Fox

31 August 2018

The story is based on a diary left by the author's estranged mother about her time in Lake Como, Italy, as an English woman behind enemy lines under Mussolini.


Book review: The Cambridge Plot by Suzette A. Hill

Book review: The Cambridge Plot by Suzette A. Hill

Book review: The Cambridge Plot by Suzette A. Hill

08 August 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.


Cambridge-based author Phillip Brown launches first work of fiction, The Mirror Men, at Heffers

Cambridge-based author Phillip Brown launches first work of fiction, The Mirror Men, at Heffers

Cambridge-based author Phillip Brown launches first work of fiction, The Mirror Men, at Heffers

22 June 2018

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


Children’s author Francesca Simon to appear at the Wimpole History Festival in Cambridgeshire

Children’s author Francesca Simon to appear at the Wimpole History Festival in Cambridgeshire

Children’s author Francesca Simon to appear at the Wimpole History Festival in Cambridgeshire

17 June 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


Popular author Kate Mosse to appear at next week's Wimpole History Festival in Cambridgeshire

Popular author Kate Mosse to appear at next week's Wimpole History Festival in Cambridgeshire

Popular author Kate Mosse to appear at next week's Wimpole History Festival in Cambridgeshire

16 June 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


Offer for Cambridge Independent readers to save 20% on Wimpole History Festival tickets

Offer for Cambridge Independent readers to save 20% on Wimpole History Festival tickets

Offer for Cambridge Independent readers to save 20% on Wimpole History Festival tickets

15 June 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


Broadcaster Peter Snow and wife Ann MacMillan among top attractions at 2018 Wimpole History Festival

Broadcaster Peter Snow and wife Ann MacMillan among top attractions at 2018 Wimpole History Festival

Broadcaster Peter Snow and wife Ann MacMillan among top attractions at 2018 Wimpole History Festival

15 June 2018

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


Learn more about Cambridge-based authors of ghost stories on this unique tour

Learn more about Cambridge-based authors of ghost stories on this unique tour

Learn more about Cambridge-based authors of ghost stories on this unique tour

23 May 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


Secrets of the Cambridge University Library tower revealed: Is it really full of Victorian pornography?

Secrets of the Cambridge University Library tower revealed: Is it really full of Victorian pornography?

Secrets of the Cambridge University Library tower revealed: Is it really full of Victorian pornography?

08 May 2018

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


Cambridge-based author Phillip Brown to publish first work of fiction

Cambridge-based author Phillip Brown to publish first work of fiction

Cambridge-based author Phillip Brown to publish first work of fiction

27 April 2018

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


Cambridge author launches new novel on Thursday at Heffers

Cambridge author launches new novel on Thursday at Heffers

Cambridge author launches new novel on Thursday at Heffers

04 April 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


University of Cambridge lecturer to showcase new book at the Cambridge Literary Festival

University of Cambridge lecturer to showcase new book at the Cambridge Literary Festival

University of Cambridge lecturer to showcase new book at the Cambridge Literary Festival

30 March 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


Cambridge author charts the flow of spirituality with new book

Cambridge author charts the flow of spirituality with new book

Cambridge author charts the flow of spirituality with new book

26 March 2018

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


Cambridge academic continues to document the life of Sir Winston Churchill

Cambridge academic continues to document the life of Sir Winston Churchill

Cambridge academic continues to document the life of Sir Winston Churchill

22 February 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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