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Win tickets to see Malala at a very special event!

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- March 2nd, 2015

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

  This summer, Malala Yousafzai will be taking part in a very special one-off event  in Birmingham*, organised in conjunction with Waterstones. We are delighted to be able to give away two tickets to see Malala at this event to one lucky winner as part of our Wonder Women celebrations! If you would like to be in with a chance of winning these very special tickets, simply complete the entry form below. (*Please note the venue is subject to change) Competition closes 31st March 2015. This competition is open to residents of the UK and Ireland only….

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Meet our Wonder Women!

Antonia Fraser, Events, Non Fiction

- February 26th, 2015

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Here at W&N, we are proud to publish works by a variety of inspirational women, from Malala Yousafzai to Jennifer Worth, to Antonia Fraser and Vera Brittain, and next week we will be showcasing their achievements with a program of online activity.

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Why I Wrote The Ship by Antonia Honeywell

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- February 18th, 2015

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‘On 15th September 2008, the unthinkable prospect of financial collapse forced its way into homes across the UK. The subprime mortgage crisis in the States had brought down a long-established bank; now, the collapse had reached us. What would happen to our homes, our mortgages? Would the cash machines still be working in the morning? Were our savings safe? No one had any answers. The fact that my husband was very ill at the time made our home, which had seen the birth of our third child only weeks before, precious beyond anything that could…

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‘Why Cornwall?’ John Ironmonger on the setting for Not Forgetting the Whale

J.W. Ironmonger

- February 13th, 2015

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Not Forgetting the Whale is the tale of a man running from his life only to find it again in a small fishing community in Cornwall. Here John Ironmonger explains why he chose this county as the setting for his new novel.

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Oliver Kamm puts the grammatical pedants in their place …

Non Fiction

- February 11th, 2015

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Few subjects exercise popular passions as much as grammar. The Today programme on Radio 4 last Friday recounted the story of a man who had made 47,000 separate edits to Wikipedia in order to ‘correct’ a single grammatical mistake. Wherever he finds the phrase is comprised of, he changes it to comprises …

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