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The Accidental Memoir: Human Writes

The Accidental Memoir was released this Summer, and has become a sensation. Conceived by Notts writers Eve Makis and Anthony Cropper it's a...

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My Summer with Dorothy Part 3: They Were Sisters

Author Clare Harvey continues her mission to read the whole of the Dorothy Whipple canon with a look at 'the tender tribalism of sisterhood', They...

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My Summer With Dorothy Part 1: Someone at a Distance

Notts novelist Clare Harvey has set herself the task of reading every novel written by the (prolific!) novelist Dorothy Whipple. We start...

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My Bag - Helping Foster Kids Into Loving Books

When children enter the care system, it's often with very few possessions. A pioneering local charity is working to ensure that they get the best...

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On the trail of the mummy snails

Troy Jenkinson is a headteacher and writer with a mission: unleash the snails!

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20th Century Notts: 1921-1923

The next instalment of our guide to the last century's local literature sees the publication of a dictionary, the opening of a super-cinema, and the...

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20th Century Notts: 1918-1920

As the Great War and a deadly influenza take their toll, a children's newspaper is launched and one of our great writers is born.

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20th Century Notts: 1915-1917

A literary masterpiece is banned in the wind of war.

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20th Century Notts: 1912-1914

Sons, lovers and the wife of a former teacher. D. H. Lawrence is busy as our 20th-Century-travels pass through three more years.

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20th Century Notts: 1909-1911

Our journey through the 20th Century continues with the birth of one of our most prolific authors and the first novel from one of our finest.

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20th Century Notts: 1906-1908

Our year-by-year tour of the 20th Century continues with the education and entertainment of young readers.

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20th Century Notts: 1903-1905

The second of our new feature taking us through the last century, year-by-year. This week: a masked hero, a boy who wouldn't grow up and an odd...

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