Evening events, Books, Book signing

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Antonia Fraser

Biographer and historian Antonia Fraser discusses her recent publication My History, an account of her youth and the development of her love of history.

Daunt Books, Marylebone, London W1U

Thu 19 Mar

£7 / 020 7224 2295

An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Fri 17 Apr

Phone for prices / 01553 764864

Electric Palace Bridport

Mon 30 Mar

£24.50; £22.50 adv / 01308 428 354

The Hawth, Crawley

Fri 3 Apr

£23 / 01293 553636

Mon 13 Apr

£23 / 01293 553636

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Vincent Deary: Book Signing

The author and psychotherapist signs copies of his book How We Are, which uses literary, philosophical and cultural sources to examine what it means to be human.

Waterstones Hampstead, London NW3

Mon 9 Mar

£5 ( £3) / 0843 290 8361

Alan Johnson MP

Dulwich Books in association with the Family Rights Group are delighted to welcome back Alan Johnson to Dulwich, to talk more about his life, his beliefs and what makes him get up in the morning.

Elmgreen School, London SE27

Tue 17 Mar


Andy Kershaw: Top Ten Musical Moments!: Talk

The broadcaster converses with Gerry Foley about the highlights of his long career and signs copies of his book No Off Switch.

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Sat 2 May

£10 ( £8) / 01434 652477

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Ben Aaronovitch: Rivers Of London

For World Book Night, Hillingdon Libraries present Ben Aaronovitch, author of Rivers of London.

Manor Farm Library, Ruislip

Thu 23 Apr


The Bloomsbury Set: Book Club With Priya Parmar And Amanda Coe

Frances Spalding in conversation with Priya Parmar, author of a dazzling new portrait of Vanessa Bell and her sister Virginia Woolf, Vanessa and Her Sister, and Amanda Coe, writer of Life in Squares, the BBC dramatization about the Bloomsbury Group.

Bloomsbury Publishing, London WC1B

Tue 24 Mar

£10; £20 inc/book

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

David Starkey: Talk

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

Grand Opera House, York

Sun 22 Mar


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

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War Requiem & Aftermath: James Cahill And Maggi Hambling In Conversation

Spring 2015 will see the launch of Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath, a major new book by James Cahill. This 'in conversation' event will see Maggi Hambling talk to James Cahill about the exhibition of the same name and book.

Somerset House, London WC2R

Wed 18 Mar

Inigo Rooms

Free / 020 7845 4600

Emma Wright

The Emma Press launch Campaign In Poetry, an anthology of new political poems.

The Betsey Trotwood, London EC1R

Wed 15 Apr

Free / 020 7253 4285

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Emma Wright The Betsey Trotwood, London

An Evening with Erica James

Erica James, bestselling author of Summer at the Lake, The Hidden Cottage and The Real Katie Lavender, will be talking about her latest book, The Dandelion Years, at Lavenham Village Hall.

Lavenham Village Hall, Sudbury

Sat 14 Mar

£10 / 01787 248599

Free Book Launch - Network With Property Professionals In London

Launching a book that shows that anyone can invest in property and make money.

Minster Exchange, London EC3R

Tue 10 Mar


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In Margate By Lunchtime

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

The Beaney, Canterbury

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 01227 862162

John Niven

The author in conversation with Jenni Fagan.

Looking Glass Books, Edinburgh

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 0131 229 2902

Quilt Museum And Gallery, York

Thu 14 May

£15 ( £12.50) / 01904 613242

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

London, The Weekends Start Here: Fifty-two Weekends Of Things To See And Do

Join Tom Jones (author of Tired of London, Tired of Life) and illustrator David Doran for an evening of tips to help you get the most out of a weekend in the capital, as well as interactive activities including a treasure hunt!

Stanfords, London WC2E

Thu 12 Mar

£3 / 020 7836 1321

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The Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

Wed 1 Apr

£8 / 01273 464440

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

Rescue Pilot, Cheating The Sea: Author Event

Jerry Grayson discusses and signs copies of the book.

National Maritime Museum, London SE10

Thu 12 Mar

£10 ( £7) / 020 8858 4422

Sarah Hall: The Wolf Border

The author talks about her book, The Wolf Border, her first full-length novel since 2009's Man Booker prize-longlisted How To Paint A Dead Man.

Foyles, London WC2H

Tue 14 Apr

£5 / 020 7437 5660

Stories In The Stars: Author Event

Author Susanna Hislop presents astronomical stories associated with constellations from her book, illustrated using the constellation art of artist Hannah Waldron and followed by a book signing.

Royal Observatory Greenwich, London SE10

Thu 19 Mar

£7 ( £6) / 020 8858 4422