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World Book Night 2011-2018

Did you know that World Book Night has been running since 2011? If this year’s title doesn’t take your fancy, why not check out a book from last year’s celebration or beyond? The staff at World Book Night work alongside publishers to select titles that appeal to people who don’t usually read. Each list is comprised… Continue reading World Book Night 2011-2018

Events · Hobbies · Norwich · The Information Store

Maker’s Month 2018

Maker’s Month is a celebration of Britain’s talented crafters. Free courses are available in stonemasonry, stained glass, embroidery, weaving, knitting, clay modelling, upcycling, paper crafts, drawing, dyeing, quilting, crochet, watercolour painting, screen printing, bookbinding, sugarcraft, calligraphy, lino cutting, pottery, needle felting, and alpaca spinning! If you don’t feel like taking part, you can still enjoy… Continue reading Maker’s Month 2018

Book Reviews · Events

IWD 2018 Review: The Seven Imperfect Rules of Elvira Carr by Frances Maynard

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, Between the Lines blogger Victoria read The Seven Imperfect Rules of Elvira Carr: one of a handful of books with a female protagonist who has an Autistic Spectrum Condition. Autistic Spectrum Conditions are under-diagnosed in women- in fact, Dr Hans Asperger originally believed that there were no women on… Continue reading IWD 2018 Review: The Seven Imperfect Rules of Elvira Carr by Frances Maynard

Books · Events · Norwich · UEA

UEA Literary Festival Spring 2018

This Spring, the UEA Centre for Creative and Performing Arts will be hosting its 25th Literary Festival. You can read about past festivals here and here, then read on to learn about this year’s guest authors: Stephen Fry is probably City College’s most famous graduate. The Information Store is full of his books, including his… Continue reading UEA Literary Festival Spring 2018

Books · Events · Norwich · Writing

Noirwich Festival 2017

The Noirwich Crime Writing Festival is taking place this weekend! On Saturday, Anthony Horowitz will take the stage at Norwich Arts Centre to talk about his latest book The Word is Murder, in which Horowitz himself teams up with a down-on-his-luck Detective to try and figure out who killed a wealthy woman with a saddening… Continue reading Noirwich Festival 2017