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Non-Fiction November

This year’s Non-Fiction November theme is maps, so we’re taking a trip into the deepest forests, the highest mountains, and the driest deserts with our essential Non-Fiction November resource list. We’ve split the list in to children’s and adults, but at Hampshire Libraries us grown ups often take a trip to the children’s section! National […]

Allez, allez, allez…the madmen of the Tour de France

 Max Leonard  “Lanterne rouge: the last man in the Tour” Question: If you complete over 3,000 kilometres on a bike in France, overcoming mountain ranges and torrential weather conditions while enduring physical and psychological agony in the 150th fastest time, should you be branded the loser? What if the sacrifice helped a team mate win? […]

Political writing at its best

This year’s Political Book Awards has highlighted some of the best political writing around. This year’s winner… Robert Ford and Matthew Goodwin   Revolt on the right The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is the most significant new party in British politics for a generation. In recent years UKIP and their charismatic leader Nigel Farage have captivated […]