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    Bath Literature Festival Judges deem Wolf Hall as 'outstanding novel of our time' by Jean Roberts

    In an article published in The Independent today, the judges of the Bath Literature Festival have chosen Hilary Mantel's Booker Prize-winning novel Wolf Hall as the overall winner in their project to find 'The most outstanding novel of our time' Artistic Director Viv Groskop said - “Our final list includes authors writing...

    Posted on 23/02/2015 - Read more...

    Male writers feature on RNA shortlists by Jean Roberts

    In an article published by The Bookseller today, Caroline Carpenter noted that, in a catergory usually completely dominated by women, this year 3 male writers are among the many who have been shortlisted for the Romantic Novel Awards 2015.  Stephen Burke is shortlisted in the Historical Romantic Novel category for his novel The...

    Posted on 11/02/2015 - Read more...

    COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR WINNER – H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald by Jean Roberts

    COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR WINNER – H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald Last night Helen MacDonald was announced as the overall winner of COSTA Book of the Year Also - Winner of the Costa Biography Award  As a child Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer. She learned...

    Posted on 28/01/2015 - Read more...

    Vatican scan plan by David Birkett

    The Vatican Library has taken a significant first step in its mission to scan and digitise its collection of 82,000 manuscripts.  In collaboration with non-profit organization Digita Vaticana Oculus, established for the project, and the Japanese IT firm NTT DATA Corp, which won a four-year, $23 million tender to digitize the...

    Posted on 07/11/2014 - Read more...

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    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

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