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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…

Book Launch: Let There Be Science!

Join us for the launch of Let There Be Science, with authors Tom McLeish and Dave Hutchings. Why is it that science has consistently thrived wherever the Christian faith can be found? Why is it that so many great scientists past and present attribute their motivation and their discoveries, at least partially, to their…

Tue 21 Feb

Book Launch with Hazel Stevens

Join us as author Hazel Stevens launches her new novel, Our Ede.Hazel will introduce you to Ede, a feisty West Riding of Yorkshire lass, who wants to do something different with her life against her fathers wishes.Everyone welcome and light refreshments will be available.Please book your place if you wish to attend.

Book launch with Jane Austin

We will welcome local author, Jane Austin, as she launches her new book, News From Nowhere -a gripping debut novelinspired from family members who'd served on the Western front and written home, poignantly describing the impact of war.Jane will be interviewed by local poet Carole Bromley, whose books will also be on…

Fri 17 Feb

Book Launch With Nuala Ellwood

Join us as York-based author, Nuala Ellwood, launches her thrilling new novel, My Sister's Bones. 'COMPELLING AND INTRIGUING, RIGHT FROM THE VERY FIRST PAGE' Sharon Bolton, Sunday Times bestselling author of Like This, For Ever. 'A gripping rollercoaster ride of a thriller. Intense and harrowing, with a quite…

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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 John Boyne

John Boyne is the author of many novels for adults and children, including the international best-seller The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. He joins us to discuss his work, including his brand new book, The Heart's Invisible Furies. John will be signing copies of his books after the talk. Refreshments served.

An Evening with Rory Clements

Join us for an evening with best-selling author Rory Clements as he discusses his new book, Corpus. Set against the drumbeat of war and moving from Berlin to Cambridge, from Whitehall to the Kent countryside, and from the Fens to the Aragon Front in Spain, this big canvas international thriller marks the beginning of a…

Thu 23 Feb

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…

Harry Potter Book Night

A themed evening for all you wannabe witches and wizards. Dress code: wizard (natch).

Thu 2 Feb

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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…

LGBTQ+ Greats: Alan Bennett

As part of the York LGBT History Month, we will be celebrating Alan Bennett, a pillar of thecommunity. We will be discussing and enjoying some of his most acclaimed works,including The History Boys. Price includes Rainbow Snack Box and unmissable discounts instore.For more information about the event, contact Andrew at…

Meet children's author Margaret Mulligan

Margaret mulligan will be signing copies of her wonderful book,Katy Parker and the House that Cried. When Katy is assigned a history project on World War Two, she moans and groans with the rest of her class. Work? During half term? Simply not fair! But when Katy and her brother wake to find them themselves in 1940s…

Meet Jack Sheffield

Meet Jack Sheffield, author of the fabulous 'Teacher' series, as he joins us to sign copies of the tenth installment, Happiest Days. Jack says: ''Happiest Days' moves on to the next academic year, 1986/87, in the life of Ragley School and its headteacher. All the old favourite characters return and another year of tears…

Sat 28 Jan

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Samantha Ellis On Anne Bronte

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

Tue 11 Jul

Student Lock-In!

Calling all students - Join us for a 20% off extravaganza at Waterstones York and stock-up on those important reading-list titles or just some time-out joy-reading essentials. Our Cafe W will remain open until 8pm for drinks and snacks and booksellers will be on-hand for advice or to order any books that we don't have in…

Thu 16 Feb

Student Lock-In!

Calling allstudents - Join us for a 20% off extravaganza at Waterstones York and stock-up on those important reading-list titles or just some time-out joy-reading essentials. Our Cafe W will remain open until 8pm for drinks and snacks and booksellers will be on-hand for advice or to order any books that we don't have in…

Thu 16 Feb

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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

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