LiteratureEvents

01
MAR
Giovanna Fletcher
The Glee Club Birmingham

HAPPY MUM HAPPY BABY is an honest upbeat and incredibly personal account of Giovannas own experience of motherhood. This is not an advice book or a manual for how to have the perfect family experience Gi is the first…

03
MAR
ELLY GRIFFITHS – Talk & Book Signing
The Collection

ELLY GRIFFITHS Talk & SigningThe Chalk Pit ‐ Friday 3rd March 7pmElly Griffiths returns to Lincoln to talk about and sign copies of her latest Ruth Galloway title The Chalk Pit. Tickets available at £4 from Lindum Books…

03
MAR
Kenneth Baker: On the Burning of Books
British Library

The political sage Kenneth Baker in an illustrated lecture records the many times throughout history when books have been burnt for political religious or personal reasons. Ranging politically from Ancient China and the Nazis to Animal Farm and Chairman Mao;…

06
MAR
The Art of Non-Fiction
British Library

As non‐fiction writers become more innovative in finding new structures and voices with which to tell their stories how do they decide on their approach What are the literary models on which they draw Join our panel of authors as…

06
MAR
The Mesmerist: Science vs Superstition in the Vict
British Library

If you needed a tumour removed or a leg amputated in the early 1800s the most surgeons could offer as pain relief was a large swig of brandy. Even less effective physicians relied on leeches cupping and toxic potions. So…

06
MAR
Across the Black Waters: Bringing Fact and Fiction
Wolfson Lecture Theatre

This Salt of the Sarkar event is the 2nd in a series of events part of our crowdfunding campaign to publish the first illustrated edition of Mulk Raj Anands novel Across the Black Waters which was first published in 1940.…

07
MAR
Typesetting Feminism: Virago Press
British Library

An evening of discussion and film on the eve of International Womens Day with Carmen Callil Lennie Goodings and Claire Whalley. In 1973 inspired by the radical feminist magazine Spare Rib 30‐year‐old publicist Carmen Callil shook the foundations of the…