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Granta

(ˈɡræntə; ˈɡrɑːntə)
n
(Placename) the original name, still in use locally, for the River Cam
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cam

(kæm)

n.
a disk or cylinder having an irregular form such that its motion, usu. rotary, gives a rocking or reciprocating motion to any contiguous part.
[< Dutch or Low German kam, kamm. See comb]

Cam

(kæm)

n.
a river in E England flowing NE by Cambridge, into the Ouse River. 40 mi. (64 km) long. Also called Granta.

CAM

(kæm)

n.
computer-aided manufacturing.
[1965–70]
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THE HEAVENS by Sandra Newman Granta Books, hardback PS12.99, ebook PS8.54 HHHH H THE Heavens blurs the lines between time travel, the butterfly effect and impending apocalypse, with Newman throwing in historical figures (you'll not see Shakespeare in the same light again) and political disruption like a breadcrumb trail where history folds in on itself.
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FICTION ASYMMETRY by Lisa Halliday Granta Books, PS14.99, ebook PS9.49 HHHH H ASYMMETRY is Halliday's debut novel and is structured in two seemingly unconnected novellas, followed by a shorter interview which points to the link between them.
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Online book news company The Bookseller announced today that the executive publisher of Granta Books, Philip Gwyn Jones, has acquired the world English language rights of The Dig, a short novel, by Welsh author Cynan Jones.
7/10 * The New Granta Book Of Travel, edited by Liz Jobey, is published in hardback by Granta Books, priced pounds 25.
and is currently working on a memoir which is to be published by Granta Books. His first novel is now with the publishers.
Published by: Granta Books, London, 2006, 430pp, $29.99.