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Keats, Daleks, soot, belief, osmosis and 'compassionate autobiographical poems and correspondence between family members'. (Poetry London) Verses spoken and sung. Hearts broken and repaired.Read More
Jarett Kobek's novel I Hate the Internet, a satire of the Internet age and Silicon Valley, earned him cult status in the US and praise from the likes of Bret Easton Ellis. Join Kobek for an evening with another fan - standup comedian Stewart Lee - as he discusses his new novel, The Future Won't Be Long. This gritty, epic story follows the trials and tribulations of the friendship between starry-eyed gay country bumpkin Baby and rich art school kid Adeline against the backdrop of the highs and lows of the 1980s and 1990s' New York.Read More
As the nights get longer and chillier, join us as we look forward to All Hallows' Eve with an evening of ghost stories. October's Short Story Salon will feature original ghost stories by a line-up of debut writers: Rebecca F. John, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Kate Murray-Browne and Catriona Ward. We look forward to an evening of conversation, spooky treats wine and readings, as we explore what makes the perfect gothic tale! About the authors Rebecca F. John is the author of The Haunting of Henry Twist. Set against the rich backdrop of 1920s London, this novel draws us into the intimacy of a tight circle of friends reeling after the unexpected death of the ebullient Ruby Twist. The Upstairs Roomby Kate Murray-Browne is a chilling, clever ghost story for the Housing Crisis era. Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is the author of Harmless Like Youwhich was won the 2017Authors Club First Novel Award , The Betty Trask Award, and was longlisted for the Baileys Womens Prize for Fiction. Rawblood is the debut horror novel by Catriona Ward, winner of Best of Horror Novel at the British Fantasy Awards 2016. ALL TICKETS INCLUDE WINE AND SPOOKY TREATS, AND ARE REDEEMABLE AGAINST BOOKS PURCHASED ON THE NIGHT. BUY TICKETS ONLINE, IN STORE OR BY PHONING 020 7636 1577.Read More
Adrian McKinty, Stella Duffy, Abir Mukherjee and Louise Welsh reflect on questions around identity and how crime fiction explores sexuality, gender, race, culture and religion.Read More
Waterstones Gower Street presents a deliciously dark evening of gothic storytelling, wine and conversation with two authors from the historic heartland of the Essex Witchhunts, Syd Moore and Cathi Unsworth. Join us this Halloween as we explore pitch-black themes of intrigue, mystery, murder and witchcraft. Syd Moore is the author of the Essex Witch Museum novels, Stange Magic and Strange Sight, as well as two other novel about witches Witch Hunt and The Drowning Pool. Cathi Unsworth is the author of Weirdo, The Not Knowing, The Singer, Bad Penny Blues, and most recently Without the Moon, set during the long, dark days of the Blitz and based on real-life murders. Her forthcoming novel That Old Black Magic (Serpents Tail, 2018) is the story of a sinister murder bearing the hallmarks of ancient murder. ALL TICKETS INCLUDE WINE AND HALLOWEEN TREATS. BUY TICKETS ONLINE, IN STORE OR BY PHONING 020 7636 1577.Read More

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