Wimbledon and the History of Tennis

Books in the News


For those seeking to overcome their addiction to television during Wimbledon, Love Game: A History of Tennis, from Victorian Pastime to Global Phenomenonby Elizabeth Wilson, could be just the medicine. This wide-ranging and well-researched book contains many fascinating diversions, for instance – a discussion of ‘Love’ and the Greek agape.

A History of Wolverhampton
Chris Upton


An excellent introduction to a much-changed town. Chris Upton’s A History of Wolverhampton  makes an invaluable contribution to the story of Wolverhampton’s evolution from the rural Saxon settlement of Wulfruna through to a power house of the industrial Revolution and beyond.

Self-Publishing – Birmingham and West Midlands


YouCaxton will be starting a monthly book clinic in Birmingham from February 2014. This will provide local writers with the opportunity to discuss their projects in person with one of our editorial staff.  We are particularly interested in hearing from writers of books with connections to the West Midlands Region.