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Celebrate Publication Of "the Boy On The Bridge" With M.r.carey

Waterstones Liverpool are beyond excited, and in fact are deeply honoured, to welcome back to us one of our favourite authors - *M.R.Carey. * He joins us to read from and discuss the prequel to his astonishing book "The Girl With All The Gifts" - a book which we championed and loved so much in this store that we sold more…

Ciaran Mcmenamin Discusses His Debut Novel "skintown"

Waterstones Liverpool welcomes star of stage and screen Ciaran McMenamin to our store to read from and discuss his debut novel *"Skintown" - * a drink- and drug-fuelled odyssey through fighting, fishing, rioting, romance, reconciliation and acid house. "We're in the back of a car belonging to the men our mothers told…

A Crime Writing Quartet! Simon Beckett Talks Crime Writing With Luca Veste, Dave Jackson & Mark Roberts

We welcome Sheffield born crime novelist Simon Beckett to talk about his latest David Hunter novel with three of Liverpool's finest crime fiction authors - Luca Veste, Dave Jackson & Mark Roberts. 'Composed of over sixty per cent water itself, a human body isn't naturally buoyant. It will float only for as long as…

David Sedaris, Reading From His Diaries

The publication of David Sedaris’s diaries will be a cause for delight among his legion of fans. His diary readings have been a feature of his uproarious events for many years, and we’re delighted to welcome him to read extracts and sign copies. Further details: 0151 7099820

Elmer Day

Join us for an afternoon of rejoicing the wonder of our favourite patchwork elephant. Come along in your brightest, most fabulously colourful clothes and celebrate the classic tales of Elmer! There will be stories, crafts, colouring and prizes to be won!

Sat 27 May

Free / 0151 709 9820

An Evening With Alan Lee

Celebrate the launch of J.R.R. Tolkien’s* Beren and Lúthien *with Alan Lee, the Oscar-winning artist behind the beautiful illustrations in this book, and much more iconic Tolkien artwork, for a talk, Q&A and book signing Painstakingly restored from Tolkien's manuscripts and presented for the first time as a…

Mon 5 Jun

An Evening With Carla Valentine

Join us for what promises to be one of our more unusual *events as we welcome "Death Professional" * Carla Valentine **who joins us to talk about her book "Past Mortems - Life and Death Behind the Mortuary Door". A day in the life of Carla Valentine - curator, pathology technician and 'death professional' - is not your…

Tue 9 May

An Evening With Cory Doctorow

Join us for an event not to be missed. Award-winning science fiction writer, YA author, blogger, journalist and futurist, CORY DOCTOROW will be joining us to discuss his latest novel, WALKAWAY, an epic tale of revolution, love, post-scarcity, and the end of death. He'll be in conversation with Dr. Chris Pak (Science…

An Evening With Mark Billingham, Christopher Brookmyre, And Luca Veste

Join us for a crime fiction triple header as three of the top writers discuss their latest work. Always a favourite pairing, Chris Brookmyre joins the Luca Veste-Mark Billingham double act for an evening which will no doubt delight and astonish as the three authors trade writing anecdotes, contemplate how much torture…

An Evening With Matt Haig

We are so so happy to announce that we will be hosting a discussion with bestselling author Matt Haig. Matt is one of the country's most versatile and beloved writers, reaching new levels of recognition with his powerfully honest memoir detailing his battle with depression, REASONS TO STAY ALIVE. He's also the author…

Tue 4 Jul

An Evening With Natalie Haynes

Join us for an evening with writer and broadcaster Natalie Haynes in conversation with Simon Savidge. They'll be discussing Natalie's latest novel, The Children of Jocasta, a reimagining of the Oedipus and Antigone stories from the perspective of the two women who are often overlooked, a retelling of the myth which…

Thu 11 May

Games Night

Like to play games? like the idea of playing games? Got games and no one to play with? Interesting in getting some games but don't know where to start? If any of those questions make you scream: YES then you need to come along to our board game night (hopefully the first of a regular monthly series). Our gaming expert…

Thu 27 Apr

Free / 0151 709 9820

Meet Best-Selling Fantasy Author Robin Hobb

We are delighted to welcome back to Liverpool Robin Hobb * After much-anticipation, at last, the Fitz and the Fool trilogy reaches its thrilling, final conclusion and Robin will be with us to sign copies of " Assassin's Fate" * ahead of the official publication date. Prince FitzChivalry Farseer's daughter Bee was…

Meet Liverpool Historian Ken Pye

We are delighted to welcome back to our store Liverpool historian and aficionado *Ken Pye * as he signs copies of his latest book "The A-Z of Liverpool".

Sat 17 Jun

Milly Johnson In Conversation With Debbie Johnson

Join us for an evening of love, laughter and conversation as we welcome Milly Johnson and Debbie Johnson. Milly Johnson is the best-selling, owl-loving, marzipan hating author of The Yorkshire Pudding Club and will be discussing her latest page-turner THE QUEEN OF WISHFUL THINKING. Debbie Johnson, when not covered in…

Official Launch Event For "handcuffs, Truncheon And A Polyester Thong" With The Author Gina Kirkham

Waterstones Liverpool are delighted to host the launch event for Gina Kirkham and her debut novel * * "Handcuffs, Truncheon and a Polyster Thong". Based on her many years experince in the Merseyside Constabulary this is a light-hearted story, which combines humour and poignancy to tell a tale of one woman's entry into…

Romantic Fiction Book Club

Join us for an evening of escapism as we discuss all things from the world of Romantic Fiction! Each month we will pick different titles to discuss - our books this month are "Attachments" by Rainbow Rowell and "Summer at the Comfort Food Cafe" by Debbie Johnson. There will also be refreshments and a small book club…

Mon 24 Apr

Science Fiction And Fantasy Book Club

Join our monthly science fiction and fantasy bookclub, meeting on the first Monday of every month*, to discuss everything from classics to modern prize winners, genre-benders to genre-stalwarts. June's selection is *A Darker Shade of Magic *by V.E. Schwabb.

Science Fiction And Fantasy Book Club

Join our monthly science fiction and fantasy bookclub, meeting on the first Monday of every month, to discuss everything from classics to modern prize winners, genre-benders to genre-stalwarts. July's choice is *Double Star by Robert Heinlein.

Science Fiction And Fantasy Bookclub

Join our monthly science fiction and fantasy bookclub, meeting on the first Monday of every month, to discuss everything from classics to modern prize winners, genre-benders to genre-stalwarts. May's selected title is *The Girl in the Road by Monica Byrne. *Please note: May's meeting is on the SECOND Monday due to a…

Stuart MacBride

The crime author famed for the DS Logan McRae series discusses his latest stand alone novel A Dark So Deadly. MacBride is the author of the DS Logan McRae series of grisly murders and police investigations set in an overtly grey Aberdeen. He has also written several stand alone novels, short stories and The Completely…

Tue 25 Apr

£3 / 0151 709 9820

Writing On The Wall Festival Presents Ten Years On The Parish - The Autobiography & Letters Of George Garrett

As part of this year's Writing On The Wall festival, we welcome authors Mike Morris, Tony Wailey and Andrew Davies who will discuss their publication of the autobiography of George Garrett, a leading voice in Liverpool's political history during the 1920's and 30's. George Garrett's autobiographical work Ten Years On…

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