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Ten Barcelona Authors You Should Read

As part of our month-long celebration of Barcelona our fellow UNESCO City of Literature, we present 10 essential writers from the city. Check out...

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A Week in the Life of a City of Literature Intern

We occasionally host interns at the City of Lit. Our latest recruit, Francesca Mesce, tells us of her experience.

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Law, War and The GrumbleGroar

Nottingham writers often defy easy pigeon-holing, so when it came to Rob Hann we decided to ask him to speak for himself and tell us what links...

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Barcelona City of Literature: Ten Things To see

As part of our month-long partnership with our fellow UNESCO City of Literature, we asked our friends in Barcelona to tell us ten interesting things...

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Blitz Spirit: We Meet Clare Harvey

Clare Harvey's novels have been wowing readers for the last few years and bring war-time Nottingham to vivid life. We meet her to find out more.

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Reservoir 13: Guest Review by Francesca Mesce

On the coat-tails of a Costa Book Award, Jon McGregor’s Reservoir 13 turns away from a conventional thriller in favour of contemplating the lives of...

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Response blog To PN Review’s ‘The Cult of the Noble Amateur’

A 'scathing' critique of Hollie McNish, and by extension, a new generation of poets, has caused a stir in and beyond the poetry community. Our Young...

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Two Notts Books That Changed The World

Nottinghamshire has already punched above its weight internationally, but can we claim to have had a significant influence on the American...

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City On The Page: Ten Novels Set In Nottingham

Whether it’s the boisterous City Centre or a drug-ridden housing estate, each of these authors use the Queen of the Midlands as a setting for their...

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