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Banipal 58: Literary Awards In The Arab World – A Discussion

Join us for an evening with special guests Saudi author Mohammed Hasan Alwan, winner of the recent 2017 International Prize for Arabic Fiction for his novel A Small Death, who will join; the Prize’s Fleur Montanaro, Walid Hamarneh of Qatar’s Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding, and Samuel…

Tue 27 Jun

Free / 020 7851 2400

Chasing Lost Time: Jean Findlay, Isis Olivier And Bob Cooper

As both an author and a playwright, Jean Findlay has represented the overlooked and the underprivileged. She will be joined by Isis Olivier, granddaughter of Sir Laurence Olivier, and poet Bob Cooper, to discuss her great-great unlce, C. K. Scott Moncrieff, in her book Chasing Lost Time. C. K. Scott Moncrieff's celebrated…

Fri 23 Jun

Free / 020 7851 2400

The Classic Crime Book Club

Waterstones Piccadilly is proud to present in association with the British Library a monthly book group based on their expanding Classic Crime series. The focus of this months group is The Incredible Crime by Lois Austen Leigh The Classic Crime Book Group meets on the last Wednesday of every month and is free to…

Wed 28 Jun

Free / 020 7851 2400

Dark Societies With Matthew Blakstad And Lousie Welsh

Waterstones Piccadilly and the Post-Apocalyptic Book Club invites you to an evening full of plagues and near future dystopian nightmares with two very exciting authors as our guide. Louise Welsh is the author of eight novels including The Cutting Room, A Lovely Way to Burn and Death is a Welcome Guest. She has received…

Wed 26 Jul

£5 / 020 7851 2400

An Evening With Kathy Reichs

With 30 million books sold and a fascinating career as one of the world’s leading forensic anthropologists, Kathy Reichs’ novels have an authenticity other crime writers would kill for. Now, after 19 Tempe Brennan novels and the hit TV show Bones, comes Kathy’s first stand-alone thriller ever, Two Nights. From teaching…

Tue 25 Jul

£8 / 020 7851 2400

An Evening With Michael Connelly

Join us for an evening with bestselling author Michael Connelly, on his only UK event, to celebrate the release of his latest novel The Late Show. The Late Show is a compelling new thriller from Connelly introducing us to a driven, young detective trying to prove herself in the LAPD. A former police reporter for the…

Tue 11 Jul

£8 / 020 7851 2400

An Evening With The 2017 Caine Prize Shortlisted Authors

Join us for an evening with the five shortlisted authors of the Caine Prize. The Authors will be reading from their works and the evening will be chaired by Gillian Slovo. This years shortlisted authors are: * Lesley Nneka Arimah (Nigeria) for ‘Who Will Greet You At Home’ * Chikodili Emelumadu (Nigeria) for ‘Bush…

Tue 27 Jun

Free / 020 7851 2400

An Evening With V.e Schwab And Samantha Shannon

Join us for an exciting evening with bestselling authors V.E Schwab in conversation with Samantha Shannon following the release of the hotly anticipated, the sequel and (tear) conclusion to the instant #1 New York Times bestseller, This Savage Song. Kate Harker is a girl who isn’t afraid of the dark. She’s a girl who…

Fri 4 Aug

£8 / 020 7851 2400

Excavating Family Secrets With Elly Griffiths And S.v. Berlin

Join us for an evening with Bestselling author Elly Griffiths who will be introducing Manhattan-based British writer S.V. Berlin whose compelling debut novel, The Favourite, is hotly tipped as this season’s one to watch. Praised as ‘subtle and profoundly touching’ (Isabel Ashdown) and ‘engaging, subtly comic and…

Thu 27 Jul

£5 / 020 7851 2400

Green Ink Writers’ Gym With Rachel Knightley

“The perfect time and space to get further into your writing world.” Boost your confidence – and your word count! Writers of all genres and levels of experience will develop new material in a positive, supportive atmosphere. Informal, focused group sessions, combining inspiring exercises with quality time and space to…

Sun 25 Jun

Free / 020 7851 2400

Green Ink Writers’ Gym With Rachel Knightley

“The perfect time and space to get further into your writing world.” Boost your confidence – and your word count! Writers of all genres and levels of experience will develop new material in a positive, supportive atmosphere. Informal, focused group sessions, combining inspiring exercises with quality time and space to…

Tue 4 Jul

Free / 020 7851 2400

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Celebration!

We're not going to think about how old (or young) this makes us, but the book that changed all our lives in some way is turning 20, and like all proud parents we want to throw the biggest cheesiest, nostalgia-filled party! So grab your broomsticks, owls, trunks, wands, spellbooks, remembralls and philosopher's stones and…

Mon 26 Jun

£3 / 020 7851 2400

Meet Emma Blackery On Her Feel Good 101 Book Tour – Talk, Q&a And Book Signing

Come and meet the original alt YouTuber Emma Blackery! This is a ticketed event. Purchase price includes a copy of Feel Good 101 and one of a limited number of seats at an exclusive author talk with Emma which will be followed by a book signing. Please note: Anyone under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by an…

Thu 7 Sep

£14.99 (including book) / 020 7851 2400

New Voices In Fantasy Fiction

Join us for an evening with some of the hottest new voices in Fantasy Fiction, with Anna Stephens author of Godblind, Ed McDonald author of Blackwing and Anna Smith Spark author of The Court of Broken Knives. Moderating the evening with be author Tom Lloyd. Tickets cost £8/£6 with a waterstones card and include £3 off…

Thu 20 Jul

£8 / 020 7851 2400

The Piccadilly Book Club

Join the Piccadilly Book Club for an evening of literary discussion and bookish debate! This month we'll be reading Kiran Millwood Hargrave's *The Girl of Ink an isle both steeped in mythology and shrouded in mystery. For the last thirty years, a strict Governor has forbidden the island inhabitants from venturing beyond…

Thu 29 Jun

Free / 020 7851 2400

Simpson's Comet Book Club

Simpson's Comet Club, Piccadilly's Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club meets on the last Tuesday of each month our next meeting is on Tuesday 27th June. This month we are reading Finch by Jeff Vandermeer. Don't worry if you haven't read the book - come along anyway for a nice chat and to meet like-minded readers! Our…

Tue 27 Jun

Free / 020 7851 2400

Stablemates A Poetry Salon With Grace Nichols, Miriam Nash And Chrissy Williams Of Bloodaxe Books

Join us for an evening of Poetry with poets from Bloodaxe books, named so after Erik Bloodaxe, the last Viking king of independent Northumbria. It sells more poetry books than any other subsidised publisher in Britain. Readings will start promptly at 7:30pm Joining us on the evening will be: Grace Nichols’ poetry…

Wed 28 Jun

£8 (£10 on the door) / 020 7851 2400

Taking Flight With The Dragons: An Evening With Cornelia Funke

Meet Cornelia Funke, worldwide bestselling author of* Inkheart and *The Thief Lord, as she returns to the magical world of the highly acclaimed Dragon Rider with a new adventure: The Griffin’s Feather. Expect tall tales; from fairy and folk tale inspiration, to both fantastic animals and real-world conservation, to her…

Mon 17 Jul

£5 / 020 7851 2400

Velvert Page Lgbt Book Club

Velvet Page is an LBGT Book Club that meets on the first Thursday of each month. Our next meeting is on Thursday 6th July. This month we are reading Days Without End by Sebastian Barry. Don't worry if you haven't read the book - come along anyway for a nice chat and to meet like-minded readers! This event is not…

Thu 6 Jul

Free / 020 7851 2400

Velvet Page Lgbt

Velvet Page is an LBGT Book Club that meets on the first Thursday of each month. Our next meeting is on Thursday 3rd August. This month we are reading Clinch by Martin Holmen. Don't worry if you haven't read the book - come along anyway for a nice chat and to meet like-minded readers! This event is not ticketed…

Thu 3 Aug

Free / 020 7851 2400

Velvet Page Lgbt Book Club

Velvet Page is an LBGT Book Club that meets on the first Thursday of each month. Our next meeting is on Thursday 7th September. This month we are reading A Very English Scandal by John Preston. We are very lucky to be joined by John on the evening as well! Don't worry if you haven't read the book - come along anyway…

Thu 7 Sep

Free / 020 7851 2400

Velvet Page Lgbt Book Club

Velvet Page is an LBGT Book Club that meets on the first Thursday of each month. Our next meeting is on Thursday 5th October. This month we are reading The Farm by Tom Rob Smith. Don't worry if you haven't read the book - come along anyway for a nice chat and to meet like-minded readers! This event is not…

Thu 5 Oct

Free / 020 7851 2400

Velvet Page Lgbt Book Club

Velvet Page is an LBGT Book Club that meets on the first Thursday of each month. Our next meeting is on Thursday 2nd November. This month we are reading Valencia by Michelle Tea. Don't worry if you haven't read the book - come along anyway for a nice chat and to meet like-minded readers! This event is not…

Thu 2 Nov

Free / 020 7851 2400

Velvet Page Lgbt Book Club

Velvet Page is an LBGT Book Club that meets on the first Thursday of each month. Our next meeting is on Thursday 7th December. This month we are reading Our Young Man by Edmund White. Don't worry if you haven't read the book - come along anyway for a nice chat and to meet like-minded readers! This event is not…

Thu 7 Dec

Free / 020 7851 2400

Women Writing Men; How Do Women Authors Write Authentic Male Characters?

Join us for an evening with Danuta Kean exploring issues with Almasi League Writer in Residence Courttia Newland, and the Writers of the 2017 Almasi League mentoring programme, who will be reading extracts of their work. Danuta Kean is books correspondent for The Guardian and author of four reports into diversity in…

Tue 18 Jul

£5 / 020 7851 2400

Ya Extravaganza

Join us for a celebration of all things YA with out first YA EXTRAVAGANZA here at Waterstones Piccadilly. Split across four panels we'll be talking to the hottest new voices in fiction, looking at how we deal with contempoary issues in fiction, strong female characters and a special inconversation with our Waterstones…

Sat 1 Jul

£5 / 020 7851 2400

Ya Summer Cringe Fest With Simon James Green, Beth Garrod, Stephanie Kate Strohm And Chloe Seager

Waterstones Piccadilly is thrilled to be welcoming Simon James Green, Beth Garrod, Stephanie Kate Strohm and Chloe Seager to London for a rip-roaring YA panel event on Tuesday 8th August, at 6:30pm. * Join Simon James Green (Noah Can’t Even), Beth Garrod (Super Awkward), Stephanie Kate Strohm (It’s Not Me, It’s…

Tue 8 Aug

£5 / 020 7851 2400

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