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15 Coney Street, York, YO1 9QL
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Anthony Clavane: A Yorkshire Tragedy

As part of York Literature Festival 2017, Anthony Clavane will be discussing his new book, A Yorkshire Tragedy. It examines the divisive legacy of the 1980s on sport. A tender and often terrifying tour of some of Yorkshires and Englands most cherished sporting institutions, wrote The Guardian. For The Times: the brilliant…

Eboracon Mk2

Get ready for Yorks take on a comicon! Our first one went so well that we just had to do another one and it is already shaping up to be one massive event! If you have a soft spot for cosplaying, love to mess around with your art supplies and make truly memorable fan art or just want to rub elbows with other Sci-Fi and…

Sat 4 Mar

An Evening with David Young

We will welcome David Young, author of Stasi Child, to celebrate the release of his second book, Stasi Wolf. How do you solve a murder when you can't ask any questions? East Germany, 1975. Karin Muller, sidelined from the murder squad in Berlin, jumps at the chance to be sent south to Halle-Neustadt, where a pair of…

An Evening with Samantha Shannon

Join us for an evening of excitement with bestselling author Samantha Shannon as she tells us about the third book in her series 'The Song Rising'.A rebel who becomes a queen. The hotly anticipated third book in the bestselling Bone Season series - a ground-breaking, dystopian fantasy of extraordinary imagination…

Thu 30 Mar

Harrogate Terriers: From Strawberry Dale to Passchendaele

John sheehan will be discussing his book, Harrogate Terriers: From Strawberry Dale to Passchendaele. With a presentation involving images, John will talk about the history of the 1/5th Territorial Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment in the Great War. It's the story of the hundreds of men from York and Harrogate who joined…

Jacob Ross: The Bone Readers

As part of York Literature Festival 2017 we welcome Jacob Ross to discuss his new book, The Bone Readers.The Bone Readers is a page-turner, but its insights and language are equally testament to a literary novel of impressive depth and acuity. The Guardian Some of todays finest and most exciting writing is being produced…

Laurence Rees: The Holocaust

Award-winning, bestselling historian Laurence Rees will join us to discuss his new book, The Holocaust. Its the first authoritative and accessible account of the Holocaust in over three decades and features twenty-five years worth of unpublished eyewitness testimony from both survivors and perpetrators. Laurence is a…

Meet children's author Mike Barfield

Writer, Poet, Performer and Cartoonist - Mike Barfield - will be in-store for some fun science activities to mark British Science Week. He'll also be signing copies of his wonderful new book, Destroy This Book in the Name of Science - the ultimate activity-based book, perfect for curious children who are inspired by cool…

Sat 11 Mar

Samantha Ellis on Anne Bronte

Join us as author Samantha Ellis discusses Anne, the forgotten Bront sister, overshadowed by her older siblings - virtuous, successful Charlotte, free-spirited Emily and dissolute Branwell. Tragic, virginal, sweet, stoic, selfless Anne. The less talented Bront, the other Bront. Or that's what Samantha Ellis had always…

Tue 11 Jul

Viking Voices with Vincent Atherton

Author Vincent Atherton will be discussing his book - Viking Voices: The Sword of Amleth.The story follows the movement of the Hiberno-Norse and their interaction with the Danelaw and Mercia in the period from their expulsion from Dublin in AD 902 up to their return in AD 917, with much of the action taking place in the…

Sat 25 Feb

Win tickets for the Yorkshire Rows book launch

We are delighted to be the hosts for the Yorkshire launch of Four Mums in a Boat aka The Yorkshire Rows. This is an invite only event, however we are offering 4 lucky people the chance to win tickets to attend. Email uswaterstonesyorkevents@gmail.com with your full name/names and a contact numberand you will be entered…

Thu 2 Mar

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