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Rory Clements: novel plot came to me in a dream

Rory Clements: novel plot came to me in a dream

Rory Clements: novel plot came to me in a dream

Bestselling author's new World War II spy thriller delves into Hitler’s secret life and a devastating weapon that could have destroyed the Nazis


Cambridge author Menna van Praag to launch new novel next month

Cambridge author Menna van Praag to launch new novel next month

Cambridge author Menna van Praag to launch new novel next month

The Cambridge branch of Waterstones will host the official launch of The Sisters Grimm on February 5.


Sophie Hannah interview: ‘People can do pretty damaging stuff behind closed doors’

Sophie Hannah interview: ‘People can do pretty damaging stuff behind closed doors’

Sophie Hannah interview: ‘People can do pretty damaging stuff behind closed doors’

The best-selling crime writer reveals the real-life experiences that provided her insight into the dark psychology of her characters


'Tis the Season to be Grudgey

'Tis the Season to be Grudgey

'Tis the Season to be Grudgey

How to stay sane during the holidays, in the face of possibly grudgeworthy behaviour from your nearest and dearest


Highlights from the Cambridge Literary Festival

Highlights from the Cambridge Literary Festival

Highlights from the Cambridge Literary Festival

Freezing temperature didn’t stop the crowds turning out for the Cambridge Literary Festival at the weekend.


Jenny Eclair to star at Cambridge Literary Festival: ‘I wanted to write a great big fruitcake of a book’

Jenny Eclair to star at Cambridge Literary Festival: ‘I wanted to write a great big fruitcake of a book’

Jenny Eclair to star at Cambridge Literary Festival: ‘I wanted to write a great big fruitcake of a book’

When not touring her comedy shows or breathing down the neck of her daughter, Jenny Eclair writes novels. She tell us about her latest, Inheritance


Clive James: The obituary he wrote himself

Clive James: The obituary he wrote himself

Clive James: The obituary he wrote himself

The writer and broadcaster, who died age 80 at his Cambridge home, left behind an account of his life and work.


Cambridge Literary Festival interview: author Nicola Upson reveals how the Bloomsbury Set's house inspired her new novel

Cambridge Literary Festival interview: author Nicola Upson reveals how the Bloomsbury Set's house inspired her new novel

Cambridge Literary Festival interview: author Nicola Upson reveals how the Bloomsbury Set's house inspired her new novel

Cambridge writer Nicola Upson exlores a mystery at the house that was to become the home of the Bloomsbury Set in her new novel, Sorry For the Dead


Ben Miller: kids need some black hole therapy

Ben Miller: kids need some black hole therapy

Ben Miller: kids need some black hole therapy

Actor and author Ben Miller reveals why he made his son the star of his latest children's book - and why we all need some 'black hole therapy'


ARU illustration graduate scoops £40,000 prize

ARU illustration graduate scoops £40,000 prize

ARU illustration graduate scoops £40,000 prize

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) graduate Kristin Roskifte has won the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.


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