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Books

Tracey Thorn at the Crown Hotel, Harrogate

Review: Tracey Thorn, Harrogate Literature Festival, Crown Hotel, Harrogate, July 5

Professor Richard Bessel, from the University of York, who author of Violence:  A Modern Obsession

An encounter with violence

Author James Christie

Magic Mage in race against time

York writer Donna Hay, whose new book Nightingales at War, written under the pen-name Donna Douglas, is now out

Call the nurse as war is breaking out all over

Poet Oz Hardwick

Poet was turning Japanese for art

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The Man In A Hurry by Paul Morand, translated by Euan Cameron (Pushkin Press, £15)

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A Little History Of Literature by John Sutherland (Yale University Press, £9.99)

Joseph Rowntree

A Quaker Dilemma: The Rowntree Family and the Great War, by David Rubinstein (Quacks Books)

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East Yorkshire Folk Tales by Ingrid Barton (The History Press, £9.99)

Jack Colman

Ryedale author, 27, pens his debut novel

Amanda Owen, author of The Yorkshire Shepherdess

The Yorkshire Shepherdess by Amanda Owen (Pan Macmillan, £7.99)

Poet Don Walls who will be taking part in World Book Night on Thursday

World Book Night: Free books to be handed out in York and region

Juliet Barker. Picture by Chris Henderson

Read ‘Between the Lines’ with author Juliet Barker

Norwegian crime writer Jo Nesbo launched his latest thriller Blood On Snow in Harrogate this week

It all starts in a cold place... Launch of Jo Nesbo's latest thriller Blood On Snow

Artist Amy Husband in her studio at Yapham, near Pocklington, where she drew the illustrations for the new children’s book, The Story Of Life

How Amy Husband’s art has evolved... The Story of Life: A First Book About Evolution by Catherine Barr and Steve Williams

Great Victorian Discoveries, by Caroline Rochford (Amberley, £9.99)

Great Victorian Discoveries, by Caroline Rochford (Amberley, £9.99)

Scandinavian crime writer Jo Nesbo, right, in conversation with Mark Lawson at a previous Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

Thrilling date with Jo Nesbo

Author SJ Watson

Book store marks birthday with visits by best-selling authors

NOVEL:  Tracy Rees

York author Tracy Rees to have competition-winning novel published next month

David Starkey.  Picture: John Owen

Review: Dr David Starkey, York Literature Festival, Grand Opera House, York

POETIC SOUL: Former journalist James Kilner

Who said journalists don't have poetry in their souls?

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Tap into York authors at this tapas-style lunch

Author Matt Haig at home in York.  Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

How author Matt Haig learned to see a way through depression

Polly Toynbee and David Walker, who will be appearing in York

The world according to Polly

Author celebrates Blue Peter book award success

Author celebrates Blue Peter book award success

Sheriff Hutton Castle

Richard III put in his places

Bento’s Sketchbook by John Berger (Verso, £12.99)

Bento’s Sketchbook by John Berger (Verso, £12.99)

Wordsmiths & Warriors: The English-Language Tourist’s Guide to Britain by David and Hilary Crystal (OUP, £12.99)

Wordsmiths & Warriors: The English-Language Tourist’s Guide to Britain by David and Hilary Crystal (OUP, £12.99)

Elizabeth Hatherell, of Oxfam Books in Petergate, invites readers to discover the fascinating history of book covers, in a lecture to be given on March 9 by shop manager John McKay at the York Medical Society in Stonegate

Lecture set to share the secrets of book cover brilliance

Jo Unwin

Top tips on how to be published

It's Not About The Shark: How To Solve Unsolvable Problems by David Niven (Icon Books, £12.99)

It's Not About The Shark: How To Solve Unsolvable Problems by David Niven (Icon Books, £12.99)

In Real Life by Chris Killen (Canongate Books, £12.99)

In Real Life by Chris Killen (Canongate Books, £12.99)

The Giant Wiggle is to celebrate the UK’s most read children’s book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar™

Bookworms in Giant Wiggle conga

Ray Clark has written a new crime drama, Seven Secrets

North Yorkshire Moors Railway inspires new crime novel

BROADCASTER: Jenni Murray

York Literature Festival has something for all ages

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A Dancer In The Dust by Thomas H Cook (Head of Zeus, £18.99)

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The Art Of Social Media by Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick (Portfolio Penguin, £9.99)

The Lord Mayor of York Councillor Ian Gillies with a copy of A Walking Guide To York’s City Walls by Simon Mattam

Take a walk on the wild sides of the city

Christina Gabbitas

Selby author Christina Gabbitas to give talk at international reading festival

The Greatest Shows on Earth. A History of the Circus by Linda Simon (Reaktion Books, £29)

The Greatest Shows on Earth. A History of the Circus by Linda Simon (Reaktion Books, £29)

Joe Clark with his ultimate book of whisky

Whiskies galore in new book

KP by Kevin Pietersen (Sphere, £20)

Stuck for a Christmas present idea? Why not say it with words

Road closed after lorry overturns - traffic queueing in both directions

Road closed after lorry overturns - traffic queueing in both directions

Guests at The York Professionals annual dinner at York Racecourse (left) Anne Taylor, Martin van der Weyer and Jackie Mathers.

Any Other Business by Martin Vander Weyer (Elliott and Thompson, £18.99)

Joe Moorwood, author of Yorkshire Wisdom, with son Noah

‘Grandma... you’re so lucky because you’re so very old but you’re not dead yet’

Found Fiction left to be “discovered” next to the post box

Lost and found for words

Emily Sutton with her hand-embroidered kingfisher in Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s Camellia House.                          Picture: Jonty Wilde

Illustrator Emily Sutton's book Transferware Treasures is really in demand

Snooker star Jimmy White signs a book for Kirsty Lount’s father at Waterstones Coney Street

Fans queue up for snooker star’s book

Mike Barber (left) and cartoonist Richard Aitken, authors of  York, The First 2000 Years

Drawing on York’s history

Director of the Yorkshire Air Museum, at Elvington, Ian Reed, Pictured in front of the museum's Halifax, with the new book The Bright Squadrons.

New book is ‘a true story of love and war’

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