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Ken Alder is an associate professor of history at Northwestern University and holds a Ph.D. from Harvard. His first book, Engineering the Revolution, won the 1998 Dexter Prize for the best book on the history of...
Gaynor Arnold was born and brought up in Cardiff, Wales. An only child, she grew
up in a rented house with her parents (both shop assistants), grandparents and
aunt. When she was 10 she asked her parents for a...
Kenn Nesbitt is new Children's Poet Laureate(Jun 12 2013) Kenn Nesbitt has been named the new Children's Poet Laureate: Consultant in Children's Poetry to the Poetry Foundation, which noted that the two-year position...