London Review Bookshop

London Review Bookshop
14 Bury Place, London, WC1A 2JL
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Claire Messud: The Burning Girl

Claire Messud will be at the shop to read from and discuss her latest novel The Burning Girl (Little, Brown), an exploration of female friendship, formed in infanthood and complicated, marred and sometimes destroyed by the vicissitudes of later life. If you can't attend the event, but would like to order a signed copy of…

Thu 21 Sep

£10 / 020 7269 9030

  • 19:00 – 21:00

David Hayden & Joanna Walsh

London Review Bookshop David Hayden and Joanna Walsh will be at the bookshop to talk about their new short story collections. Walsh's Worlds from the Word's End is published by And Other Stories, Hayden's Darker With the Lights On by Little Island Press. Dubravka Ugresic has described Walsh's collection as 'unconventional…

Thu 7 Sep

£10 / 020 7269 9030

  • 19:00 – 21:00

The Eitingons: Mary-Kay Wilmers And Andrew O'Hagan

Mary-Kay Wilmers's The Eitingons was described when it was first published in 2009 (by Ian Thomson in the Telegraph) as 'a transfixingly readable amalgam of memoir and history … Mary-Kay Wilmers has assimilated elements of detection, travel, biography, moral essay and personal revelation, and turned the raw material of…

Mon 18 Sep

£10 / 020 7269 9030

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Mayhem: Sigrid Rausing And Max Porter

London Review Bookshop In the summer of 2012 a woman named Eva was found dead in the London townhouse she shared with her husband, Hans K. Rausing. The couple had struggled with drug dependency for years, often under the glare of tabloid headlines. Now, writing with singular clarity and restraint, Hans's sister, the…

Thu 14 Sep

£10 / 020 7269 9030

  • 19:00 – 21:00

On Exile: Richard Sennett And Sewell Chan

Professor Richard Sennett has spent an intellectual lifetime exploring how humans live in cities. In this pair of essays Richard Sennett explores displacement in the metropolis through two vibrant historical moments: mid-nineteenth-century Paris, with its community of political exiles, a place where 'you look in the…

Thu 21 Sep

£10 / 020 7269 9030

  • 19:00 – 21:00

So They Call You Pisher!: Michael Rosen And Anne Karpf

Acclaimed children's writer, poet, educationalist and broadcaster Michael Rosen will be at the shop to present his latest book So They Call You Pisher! (Verso), a memoir of his childhood and early adulthood. Born into a Jewish Communist family in the East End of London in 1946, Rosen's early life was one of Party…

Mon 11 Sep

£10 / 020 7269 9030

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Transgressions: Ariana Harwicz, Tessa Hadley & Daniel Hahn

Join translator Daniel Hahn and novelists Tessa Hadley and Ariana Harwicz to discuss the dark art of fiction writing. Ariana Harwicz is one of the leading lights of contemporary Argentinian literature, and Die, My Love, a gripping thriller set in France, is the first of her books to appear in English. This event marks the…

Thu 21 Sep

£10 / 020 7269 9030

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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