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Anticipation grows as awards reach milestone

More than 500 new books have arrived at the University for judging in the centenary awards of Britain’s longest-running literary prizes.

Rare books on display for first time

A unique volume of 17th century plays, a soldier’s wartime escape map and a book bound in fish skin feature in a fascinating exhibition.

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