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20th Century Notts: 1900-1902

In the first of a weekly feature, John Baird takes us on a year-by-year journey through literary Notts. We kick off at the dawn of the 20th Century...

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Dragon Slaying and Language Learning: One Third Stories

A fascinating tale of how a pair of Notts entrepreneurs faced down a Dragon; made languages easy to learn and showed that we are an incredibly...

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Laughs, loves and Lawrence; meet the full-time comedy writer Lee Stuart Evans.

You have most likely laughed at Lee Stuart Evan's work before, through whatever comedian he is working for. His first novel, a nostalgic coming of...

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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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The Glowing Snowman Launches

What could be more festive than a Christmas snowman-themed book launch? Jade Moore meets a pair of publishing mavericks...

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Lucy Hutchinson: A Truly Revolutionary Writer

Well before Byron, long before Lawrence, a Nottingham writer was living a truly revolutionary life...

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Notts Writers (but were afraid to ask).

Nottinghamshire, a county of writers and rebels: of voices lauded and lost. Exploring Nottinghamshire Writers by Rowena Edlin-White is the resource...

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Gladstone Books: a Southwell gem

We travel to Southwell, to find a small but perfectly formed bookshop and its fascinating owner.

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Perpetual Writer: We Meet Graham Caveney

We meet with Nottingham writer Graham Caveney, whose new book is already having a huge impact...

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The Future of Booksellers: guest post by Ross Bradshaw

Last week Ross Bradshaw, helmsman of Five Leaves Bookshop, visited Parliament to discuss the future of book-selling in the UK. Here's his write-up of...

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Summer Reading

Each year, we link up with our fellow UNESCO Cities of Literature to bring you a reading fiesta...

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