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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

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Pride Month: More Than This by Patrick Ness

June is Pride Month, when people around the world commemorate the Stonewall Riots (which sparked the fight for LGBT+ civil rights in the USA) and remember the LGBT+ people who lost their lives to AIDS and hate crime. It’s also a time to recognise the achievements of the LGBT+ community, and to talk about what… Continue reading Pride Month: More Than This by Patrick Ness

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Eurovision 2017

On last week’s One Show, Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that Brexit wouldn’t stop the UK taking part in Eurovision. This won’t be the last chance for Britain to vote on musical acts from Europe and elsewhere*, but it might be our first chance to win in twenty years. If you’re planning on hosting a Eurovision… Continue reading Eurovision 2017


Voting! 2017 Edition!

Hopefully you have heard by now that there is a general election on the 7th May 2015, to decide which political party will run the country and who will hold the seats on the local council. We at the Information Store are all for voting, so here’s a guide to our resources and some handy […]

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World Book Day

World Book Day on 2nd March saw schools round the country holding events themed around stories, with people dressing up as much-loved characters and books written by a wide range of great authors like Jacqueline Wilson and David Almond just for this event. Check out our World Book Day video from 2016, made by staff and… Continue reading World Book Day