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Plymouth’s Royal William Yard has been named as one of the top UK destinations in world-leading travel guide publisher, Lonely Planet’s latest book; Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist. Read more

Go Gothic is an exciting new festival running from 12-19 October in Tavistock, culminating in the Go Gothic market and literary event. It is being hosted by Tavistock Library and supported by Tavistock Heritage Trust as part of ‘Tavistock’s 1st Gothi Read more

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Snap by Belinda Bauer As a police procedural crime novel which made it to this autumn's Man Booker Prize long-list, Belinda Bauer's new thriller is something of a rarity. Moving from the traumatic events of a sweltering early 2000s East Devon... Read more

Book Reviews

Bringing the library to your doorstep Calling book lovers! A popular home library service run by Royal Voluntary Service, the national volunteering organisation, is calling for more volunteers to assist readers who wish to use this free service in Read more

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Bringing the library to your doorstep Calling book lovers! A popular home library service run by Royal Voluntary Service, the national volunteering organisation, is calling for more volunteers to assist readers who wish to use this free service... Read more

Community News

Book Review From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan Published by Doubleday:  £12.99 Long-listed for this year's Man Booker Prize, this is a compact tour de force from Irish writer Donal Ryan which takes us from the desperate straits of a middle... Read more

Culture

Review and recommendations by Simon Church, Book Stop, Tavistock Read more

Book Reviews

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan Peterson Published by Allen Lane - hardback £20 Jordan Peterson is a clinical psychologist and an ‘outside the box’ thinker. This book combines grounded advice, drawn from his clinical practice, w Read more

Book Reviews

Everyone is invited to come along for a great evening when the Oxfam Bookshop in Tavistock will be keeping its doors open late until 10:30pm. From 4:00 to 6:00pm there will be children’s quizzes and a treasure hunt in the shop as well as a range of c Read more

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Free and Open to the public Thursday 26 Apr 2018 at 7:00pm Mount Kelly, Parkwood Road, Tavistock, PL19 0HZ Best-selling author Joanna Trollope will read from her updated version of Sense and Sensibility, and will talk about the challenges of bringin Read more

Education

Visit Dartmoor’s Official Guide to Dartmoor is winging its way all over the world after being produced, designed and published in Okehampton. As part of its strategy to promote, support and market the Visit Dartmoor member businesses, each year a Vi Read more

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A book that tells the story of Dartmoor, as seen through the eyes of 18th and 19th century artists, has recently been published. Researched and written by Peter F Mason, ‘Dartmoor, a Wild and Wondrous Region – the Portrayal of Dartmoor in Art, 1750 Read more

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The Sun and her Flowers by Rupi Kaur. Simon & Schuster £12.99 Rupi Kaur is a Canadian poet and performer, of Punjabi descent. In this book, she depicts various aspects of her life, which feel universal. It is a self-reflective, biographical coll Read more

Book Reviews

The Devon Home Library Service provided by the Royal Voluntary Service is a free service delivered on behalf of Libraries Unlimited which is responsible for library service provision in Devon. Books are delivered by volunteers in a variety of formats Read more

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A book featuring an A-Z of Devon dialect has recently been published thanks to a grant from the Moor than meets the eye Parishscapes project. The book was inspired by a traditional rhyme quoted by the late ‘Wag of Widecombe’ Anthony (Tony) Beard an Read more

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There are still a few copies available of Peter’s excellent guide to the Walkham Valley, with over 200 photographs and detailed route descriptions for all the walks. Peter has been a member of Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team (Tavistock) for over 20 y Read more

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