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New non-fiction: The Bishop’s Brothels

 The Bishop’s Brothels Drawing on a wealth of contemporary source material, The Bishop’s Brothels is a fascinating social history of how commercial sex has been bought and sold in London for over a thousand years. The Bankside Brothels, or ‘stewes’, were a celebrated feature of London life since Roman times. Located on the south side […]

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New non-fiction: Writers’ Houses by Nick Channer

Writers’ Houses: Where Great Books Began Foreword by Julian Fellowes Step inside the homes of some of the world’s finest writers and experience for yourself the surroundings that inspired them to write. Writers’ Houses reflects Britain’s impressive literary and architectural heritage, offering a revealing insight into how leading British writers lived and wrote. Illustrated in […]

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New non-fiction: Neglected Music by Neil Butterworth

Neglected Music: A Repertoire Handbook for Orchestras and Choirs This book is a unique guide for musicians who are seeking new material to perform. Over 400 pieces of music from the seventeenth century to the present day have been selected, covering a very wide range of styles and nationalities. Under each entry details are given […]

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New non-fiction title: Australia in the Great War

Australia in the Great War Australia in the Great War is a compelling history of Australia and its people during the global conflict of 1914–1918. It charts the experiences of ordinary men and women against a backdrop of momentous events on the international stage, and shows how war helped shape an emerging Australian national identity. It spans the heady days of […]

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New non-fiction title: Itchen Memories by G. E. M. Skues

Itchen Memories Itchen Memories is not a general collection of fishing memoirs concerning past days spent along various Itchen beats. It concerns just one, specific, length of this lovely chalk stream. The watery maze of carriers, ditches and drains which criss-cross Winchester’s northern water-meadows, for centuries known as Abbotts Barton, is the sole setting for this collection of stories. […]

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Writing the Screenplay jacket cover

New non-fiction: Itchen Memories by G. E. M. Skues

Itchen Memories Itchen Memories is not a general collection of fishing memoirs concerning past days spent along various Itchen beats. It concerns just one, specific, length of this lovely chalk stream. The watery maze of carriers, ditches and drains which criss-cross Winchester’s northern water-meadows, for centuries known as Abbotts Barton, is the sole setting for this collection of stories. […]

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Launch of Cherry’s Model Engines

On Tuesday evening we launched Cherry’s Model Engines in the Manufacturing Room of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Overlooking St. James’ Park, the building houses several of Cherry Hill’s models and she is one of only two fellows of the institution, so this was a fitting location for the event. The attendees included prestigious figures […]

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OUT NOW: Basic Watercolour by Charles Williams

After a long period living and working in that bustling artistic centre that is London’s East End, Charles Williams is now living in a vast, crumbling mansion in an obscure town in Kent, painting and writing, and teaching at Canterbury Christ Church University. Williams’ work has been shown in public and commercial galleries in the […]

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