Book launches and reviews, Spring 2003

Nottingham: A History by Christopher Weir

Drawing on many years of research, Chris Weir gives a unique insight into the extent of change in Nottingham over the past century, and explores and explains the impact on the city and its people.

This illustrated hardback book is price £14.99, and is published by Phillimore & Co Ltd., Shopwyke Manor Barn, Chichester, West Sussex, P020 2BG.



Bold as a Lion: The Life of Bendigo Champion of England by J P Bean

‘In his meticulously researched book, author J P Bean chronicles the champion’s travels and fights and anecdotes from his colourful life. He is a worldwide Nottingham hero, but one who has been largely ignored. J P Bean’s book will help to put the record straight.’ Nottingham Evening Post

Special offer: £7.95 post free (a discount of £2 on the bookshop price) if obtained direct from the publishers, D & D Publications, PO Box 225, Sheffield. S11 7DD. E-mail: