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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

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’

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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


Professor Jaideep Prabhu of Cambridge Judge Business School discusses his new book

Professor Jaideep Prabhu of Cambridge Judge Business School discusses his new book

Professor Jaideep Prabhu of Cambridge Judge Business School discusses his new book

The book explores, among other things, what the world’s governments can learn from the private sector.


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