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A Literary Tea with Julia Chapman









On Wednesday 28th June 2017 we will be hosting a Literary Tea with Julia Chapman, author of 'Date with Death'.

This event will take place in The Old Deanery, Minster Road, Ripon. Tickets are £12 and include a cream tea and a copy  of the book. Save the date!


Top Five


Top Five


The Baileys Women's Prize 2017


This year’s six shortlisted books for the Baileys Women's Prize for fiction have now been revealed, the shortlist includes one previous winner of the Prize and one debut novelist.











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  The Costa Book Prize 

Congratulations to Sebastian Barry, winner of the Costa book of the Year 2016.










“A miracle of a book – both epic and intimate – that manages to create spaces for love and safety in the noise and chaos of history."


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Man Booker Prize 2016

Congratulations to Paul Beatty the winning author of the Man Booker Prize 2016 for 'The Sellout'.


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Radio 4 Book at Bedtime


From 5th June

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

by Roy Arundhati

On the Radio

At the Cinema




The Sense of an Ending

by Julian Barnes






My Cousin Rachel

by Daphne Du Maurier

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Radio 4 Book of the Week


From 19th June

The Secret Lives of Colour

by Kassia St Clair

My Cousin Rachel the minstry of utmost happiness secret lives of colour