Evening events, Books, Book signing

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Gallery Talk: The Long March Of Pop

A discussion between Thomas Crow, author of 'The Long March of Pop', and Richard Cork, art critic, historian, broadcaster and curator about the rise and continued legacy of Pop in art music and design.

Saatchi Gallery, London SW3

Wed 4 Feb

£5 / 020 7811 3070

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Electric Palace Bridport

Mon 30 Mar

£24.50; £22.50 adv / 01308 428 354

The Hawth, Crawley

Fri 3 Apr

£23 / 01293 553636

Hertford Theatre

Thu 16 Apr

£22.50 / 01992 531500

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Antonia Fraser at City Books Hove At The Royal Pavilion

Antonia Fraser in conversation with Kate Mosse at City Books Hove At The Royal Pavilion.

Royal Pavilion, Brighton

Thu 29 Jan

£10 ( £8) / 01273 290900

Greg Jenner At Waterstone's Piccadilly With Al Murray

Greg Jenner in conversation with comedian Al Murray at Waterstone's Piccadilly.

Waterstones, London W1J

Wed 4 Feb

£3 / 020 7851 2400

Carol Ann Duffy And Friends

The Poet Laureate hosts an evening of poetry reading, with new writers from Manchester Metropolitan University and a variety of established poets offering a medley of Jazz, Poetry and Conversation.

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Mon 9 Mar

The Studio

£12 (£10) / 0161 833 9833

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Blood Oranges Dipped in Salt

Dr Karen Babayan discusses the role of nostalgia, family mythmaking and food in heritage in her new book Blood Oranges Dipped in Salt.

University of Edinburgh

Mon 9 Feb


Lecture Theatre F.21 Part of Edinburgh Iranian Festival.

Chris Nickson: Book Launch

The author talks about and signs copies of his Leeds-set novel, Dark Briggate Blues.

Waterstones, Leeds

Fri 6 Feb

Free, ticketed / 0113 244 4588

David Lodge: Book Launch

The novelist and academic discusses his memoir in celebration of his 80th birthday.

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

Tue 10 Feb

£4 / 0121 248 0708

David Starkey: Talk

A talk and book signing from the author, David Starkey.

Grand Opera House, York

Sun 22 Mar

£15.90 / 0844 871 3024

An Evening with Den Patrick

An Evening with Den Patrick, author The Boy Who Wept Blood.

Waterstones, London W1J

Thu 29 Jan

£3; £2 loyalty card holders / 020 7851 2400

An Evening with Erica James

Bestselling romance author of Summer at the Lake, The Hidden Cottage and The Real Katie Lavender.

Lavenham Village Hall, Sudbury

Sat 14 Mar

£10 / 01787 248 599

Guardian Live Event: John Gray And Will Self - Is Free Will An Illusion?

The author John Gray discusses his latest novel, The Soul Of The Marionette and the issues it raises.

Islington Assembly Hall, London N1

Wed 18 Mar

£15 (£13.50) / 020 7527 2000

In Margate By Lunchtime

Launch event for Maggie Harris's second collection of short stories.

The Beaney, Canterbury

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 01227 378100

Waterstones, High Street, Birmingham

Thu 29 Jan

Free / 0121 633 4353

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Kate Colquhoun: Book Signing

Kate Colquhoun signs copies of her book Did She Kill Him?, an account of the sensational real-life Maybrick Mystery in which a Victorian housewife was convicted of poisoning her unfaithful husband.

Waterstones Liverpool One

Thu 5 Feb

£3 ( £2) / 0151 709 9820

Kim Gordon: Girl In A Band

The New York-born frontwoman of pioneering post-punk outfit Sonic Youth discusses her career in music and highly anticipated memoir.

Martin Harris Centre For Music And Drama, The University Of Manchester

Wed 18 Mar

£8 / 0161 275 8951

Listen With Alexei: Author Event

Author, comedian and actor Alexei Sayle reads excerpts from his memoirs and short stories, followed by a question and answer session and a book signing.

Merlin Theatre, Frome

Tue 3 Feb

£13 (£11) / 01373 465949

Matt Haig: Author Event

A Q&A session with Matt Haig, best selling author of The Humans. Matt will be discussing his new book, Reasons to Stay Alive and the talk will be followed by a signing.

Waterstones New Street, Birmingham

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0843 290 8151

Meet The Author: James Lovegrove: Author Event

The author talks about his life and his books, including Gods Of War, answers questions from the audience and signs copies of his books.

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Sat 25 Apr

£4 inc a glass of wine / 01323 737677

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Meeting Maylis De Kerangal

Talk + Book signing.

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni, London SW7

Mon 2 Feb

£6–£8 / 020 7871 3515

Nothing Is True And Everything Is Possible Dash Arts Launches Peter Pomerantsev’s New Book

Nothing is True Everything is Possible Dash Arts Launch Peter Pomerantsev's new book. With a talk featuring journalist Nick Cohen & live music Wednesday 4th February, 7.30pm Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Road London E1 6LA.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Wed 4 Feb

Free / 020 7613 7498

The Redemption of Soul Dallas Launch Party

Join author Cara Jordan White for an evening celebrating the release of her new book The Redemption of Soul Dallas. Books will be available for purchase on the night, followed by a signing, Q&A, and excerpt readings from actors!

Brentwood Theatre

Fri 13 Feb

Free / 01277 200305

Robert Jeffrey: Scotland's Cruel Sea

Author Robert Jeffrey talks about his chilling new book, Scotland's Cruel Sea.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Thu 29 Jan

Free / 0131 623 3734

Samantha Shannon: Author Event

A Q&A and signing session with the author of the best selling novel The Bone Season.

Waterstones, High Street, Birmingham

Thu 5 Feb

£3 redeemable against purchase / 0121 633 4353