May 29, 2020


Scarlets – The Official History by Alun Gibbard

Scarlets – The Official History by Alun Gibbard The passion, fervour, joy and pride of an iconic Welsh rugby club and its inextricable links with the local town, are brought strikingly to life in Scarlets, The Official History of the Llanelli Scarlets, written by veteran broadcaster, and lifelong Scarlets fan, Alun Gibbard. Llanelli Scarlets …
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Peter Usborne To Receive Lifetime Award

The London Book Fair is pleased to announce that the twelfth annual Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing will be awarded to Peter Usborne, Founder and Managing Director of Usborne Publishing. Peter Usborne set up Usborne Publishing in 1973 and has made it one of the most successful children’s publishers in the world. With ov…
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Book Purchasing Reaches Digital Tipping Point

New research from Deloitte on attitudes to the consumption of media shows that the average UK household spends £900 on media a year, with one off purchases such as books, DVDs and newspapers representing 52% of their total media spend. The new report ‘The Digital Divide’ paints a snapshot of a typical media consumer, their […]

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The Playboy Princes

Controversial Royal Family members is not necessarily only a feature of late 20th or 21st century life. Although they were not subjected to the intense media scrutiny that our Royals are today, two Princes of Wales and two namesakes have captured the fevered imaginations of the public in their wilder early days – later to […]

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Cat Walk for Cat Lovers

Cat Walk is a must-have publication for all cat and nature lovers. Internationally renowned illustrator and author,  Jackie Morris, lives in a small house by the sea with her son and daughter, two dogs and a pride of feline friends. Cat Walk by Jackie Morris Jackie’s regular walks on the coastal path near her home […]

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Crossing Borders book signing

Following on from a successful appearance at the Hay Festival, best-selling author Julia Gregson and photographer Alex Pownall, will be signing copies of their new book, Crossing Borders, at Chepstow Library, July 10, 7pm. Published by Graffeg, price £20, Crossing Borders features profiles and beautiful images of 21 fascinating women who live in, …
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Mandela book drive

Children in schools around Gauteng will be able to share the rich story of former President Nelson Mandela, thanks to a book drive by the provincial Education Department. Launched on Friday by the department, in partnership with Lead SA, the book drive aims to get South Africans to donate books about Madiba as part of […]

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The First Men In The Moon

H G Wells ‘The First Men In The Moon’: The Story Of The 1919 Film By Robert Godwin In 1919 the Gaumont Motion Picture Studio created the first movie to ever be based entirely on a famous science fiction novel. That movie was an adaptation of H G Wells “The First Men in the Moon”. […]…
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England’s Ethnic Cleansing Of The Jews

William Duke of Normandy conquers England in 1066. Jews follow him, arriving as traders. They have financial expertise and money-lending capabilities that are much needed in the medieval economy. A few have become among the wealthiest in the land. England’s Ethnic Cleansing Of The Jews By Leonie Star Yet medieval Jews have a unique status;…
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Middle Hill Child by Arpad Paddy Bacskai

This is the cover of the book, Middle Hill Child, written by dear friend and author Arpad Paddy Bacskai, about the shattering events he experienced as a child in Eastern Europe during and after World War II. The cover picture is of Paddy. Paddy was the progeny of a turbulent family caught up in the […]

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