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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The couple’s sons Leeroy and Peter have reissued their memoirs into a new title, Nora & John

United Kingdom

The memorial service has been held for Paddington creator Michael Bond who died in June and lived in Maida Vale, not far from the train station whose name he gave to his famous creation

Golders Green historian Helen Fry’s latest book details the top secret World War II facility where senior Nazis were interrogated by intelligence officers

Germany

Kerstin Rodgers selects her favourite cook books to inspire your Christmas shopping

The Australian writer and former Primrose Hill local’s first novel is already marked out for a movie and is delighting audiences worldwide

Australia

It’s hard to imagine hardened prisoners taking up embroidery, but that’s exactly what Dartmouth Park author Tracy Chevalier asked them to do when she commissioned ‘The Sleep Quilt’

United Kingdom

Crouch End community campaigner Sue Hessel has compiled a moving testament to wartime decency by publishing her uncle’s letters home to his beloved family

Amazon

From bruising and stubble on Lee Harvey Oswald’s face, to the vivid red of the Russian flag flying over the Reichstag, or the turquoise of Bikini Atoll beneath a mushroom cloud, a new book transforms some of history’s most evocative images into colour

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If you’ve ever wondered about the meaning behind those quirky bingo calls, then Muswell Hill illustrator Anita Mangan’s witty guide will enlighten you

Ireland

A new Folio Society collection gives a unique insight into the life of George Orwell, and shows his devotion to north west London: Hampstead to Regent’s Park, Marylebone to St John’s Wood

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