Waterstones Galleries

Waterstones Galleries
11A Union Gallery, The Mall, Bristol, BS1 3XD
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Bristol Fiction Writers' Group

Join us for an evening of spoken words as we head into Bristol Crimefest this weekend!The Bristol Fiction Writers' Group collective will read from their latest anthology, A Hint of Crime. Tickets are 2, redeemable against purchase of the book on the night, and can be bought in store or on the door.

David Sedaris, reading from his diaries

The publication of David Sedariss 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 were delighted to welcome him to read extracts and sign copies.

An Evening with Paul Beatty

Born in Dickens on the southern outskirts of Los Angeles, the narrator of The Sellout spent his childhood as the subject in his fathers racially charged psychological studies. He is told that his fathers work will lead to a memoir that will solve their financial woes. But when his father is killed in a police shoot-out…

Jeetendr Sehdev - Festival of Ideas at Waterstones

How do social media stars attract such obsessive attention even more than the Hollywood A-list? And what can they teach us about making our own ideas, products and services break through? Jeetendr Sehdev, a world-leading authority on celebrity branding, tackles these questions head on in his new book The Kim Kardashian…

Joanna Moorhead - Festival of Ideas at Waterstones

In 2006 journalist Joanna Moorhead discovered that her fathers cousin, Prim, who had disappeared many decades earlier, was now a famous artist in Mexico. Although rarely spoken of in her own family, Leonora Carrington had become a national treasure in Mexico.Intrigued by her story, Moorhead set off to Mexico City to find…

Meet Caroline Newark - Book signing

Local author Caroline Newark will be signing her debut novel The Fair Maid of Kent in our shop between 13.30 and 15:30. Come and discover some new fiction!

Michele Roberts - Festival of Ideas at Waterstones

Author and poet Michle Roberts discusses her work, in particular her new book The Walworth Beauty, a sensuous and evocative novel exploring prostitution and poverty in Victorian London.This is an event in partnership with Bristol festival of Ideas.

Millie Johnson in conversation with Lucy Diamond

Bonnie Brookland is trapped in a mundane, loveless marriage. She cannot see a way out, until hope appears in the form of a new job in an antiques shop, the Pot of Gold. Soon she realises the time has come to break away from her husband and find some happiness for herself, even though leaving him could very possibly…

Patricia Lockwood - Festival of Ideas at Waterstones

When the expense of a medical procedure forced the 30-year-old Patricia to move back in with her parents, husband in tow, she had to learn to live again with her familys simmering madness, and to reckon with the dark side of a childhood spent in the bosom of the Catholic Church.Patricia Lockwoods poems have appeared…

Poetry reading with Mervyn Morris

The Poet Laureate of Jamaica will end his tenure with us in Bristol!Join us as we celebrate Mervyn's entertaining artistry of the English language with a Jamaican inflection, 55 years after Jamaica's independence.This is a free event but we require you to book your ticket online or instore to attend.

Tue 2 May

Free event - please register interest / 0117 925 2274

Simon Ings - Festival of Ideas at Waterstones

The Soviet Unions sciences were the largest and best funded in history and were at once the glory and laughing stock of the intellectual world. Simon Ings weaves together what happened when, early in the twentieth century, a handful of impoverished and underemployed graduates, professors and entrepreneurs, collectors and…

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…

Sun 30 Apr

Free / 0117 925 2274

Book signing

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