London Review Bookshop

London Review Bookshop
14 Bury Place, London, WC1A 2JL
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Future Sex: Emily Witt And Katherine Angel

London Review Bookshop In Future Sex, Witt captures the experiences of going to bars alone, online dating, and hooking up with strangers. After moving to San Francisco, she decides to say yes to everything and to find her own path. From public health clinics to cafe conversations about 'coregasms', she observes the…

Fri 26 May

The Princeton in Europe Lecture: Robbert Dijkgraaf on 'The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge'

London Review Bookshop In his classic essay 'The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge', Abraham Flexner, the founding director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and the man who helped bring Albert Einstein to the United States, describes a great paradox of scientific research. The search for answers to deep…

Utopia Now: John Burnside and Matthew Beaumont

John Burnside's new novel, Havergey (Little Toller), is set on a remote island in the aftermath of an ecological catastrophe. Burnside will be reading from the novel and in conversation with Matthew Beaumont, author of Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London (Verso). The event will be chaired by Gareth Evans, curator…

Wed 24 May

Vanishing Points: Contemporary Writing From El Salvador

To celebrate the publication of Vanishing Points, a new showcase of writing from El Salvador, we're welcoming Tania Pleitez Vela and Claudia Castro Luna to discuss the anthology, which aims to challenge the traditional concepts of nationality and the idea of a 'national literature'. The anthology includes stories from the…

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