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82 Gower Street, London, WC1E 6EQ

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Anti-Valentine's Night With Dead Good And Killer Women

Dead Good *and * Killer Women presents *Anti-Valentines Night * at *Waterstones Gower Street. * If you’re looking for an alternative to Rom-Coms and oversharing romance on Facebook, look no further!Join us for prosecco, cupcakes and THE ultimate night of Gothic fun, hosted by a panel of female thriller writers each with…

Battle Of The Brontës: An Evening Of Brontë Fandom

Join Lucy Mangan in conversation with authors Samantha Ellis, Sophia Tobin and Lissa Evans for the ultimate evening of Brontë fandom. From pondering whether Heathcliff or Rochester is sexier to discussing which sister was the most radical novelist, our panellists will be taking a fun, light-hearted look at why the sisters…

Bitch Lit Book Club: By Grand Central Station I Sat Down And Wept

BITCH LIT is a new monthly book club devoted to seminal feminist texts and cult classics by women. Join us for endless wine, mezze platters and irreverent, fun discussion led by literary critic Lucy Scholes and Gower Street's Elizabeth Morris. Our book for February 2nd is By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept…

The Caribbean And The World: Josh Jelly-Schapiro And Kei Miller In Conversation With Sharmaine Lovegrove

*Join Sharmaine Lovegrove in conversation with Kei Miller and Josh Jelly-Schapiro as they discuss the Carribean and its fierce grip on the world’s imagination, from literature and culture, to politics and identity. * ***Island People ***by Josh Jelly-Schapiro is a masterwork of history and travel writing, offering a…

Child Poverty Action Group: Improving Children's Life Chances

*The government has made a commitment to improve children's life chances, and will publish its proposed strategy in early 2017. At the same time, independent projections suggest that child poverty will rise significantly between now and 2020. * *In a new book ‘ Improving children’s life chances ’, published by the…

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Hillsborough Voices: Kevin Sampson, Andy Burnham Mp, Danny Rhodes, Tony O'keefe And Sachin Nakrani.

On 15 April 1989, the world witnessed one of the worst football disasters in history occur at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield. 96 people were crushed to death and another 766 injured in a tragedy that was later admitted to have been exacerbated by police failures. ***Hillsborough Voices*** does justice to the…

Literary Salon: The United States Of Resistance

THE UNITED STATES OF RESISTANCE is a monthly salon celebrating American writers who speak truth to power. Join journalist Max Liu and novelist Linda Grant to discuss The Plot Against America, Philip Roth’s novel about an antisemitic celebrity who becomes president. Did this 2004 novel anticipate Donald Trump’s…

Once We Were Sisters: Sheila Kohler In Conversation With Lucy Scholes

Join Sheila Kohler in conversation with literary critic Lucy Scholes, as she discusses her new memoir, Once We Were Sisters. When Sheila Kohler was thirty-seven, she received the heart-stopping news that her sister Maxine, only two years older, was killed when her husband drove them off a deserted road in Johannesburg.

Poetry Into Prose: Adam O’Riordan And Luke Kennard In Conversation With Max Liu

Adam O’Riordan and Luke Kennard are two of the most exciting young British poets writing today. Join them in conversation with Max Liu as they discuss the move from poetry to prose in their new books. Adam O’Riordan *is the * Somerset Maugham award winning author of poetry collection ***In the Flesh***. In his debut…

Translation Book Club: Kitchen By Banana Yoshimoto

CULT BOOKS is a new monthly reading group dedicated to radical new titles and criminally under-read classics, all in translation. Join us for endless wine, mezze platters and irreverent, fun discussion led by Gower Street's Amber Matthews and Elizabeth Morris. Our book for February 15th will be Banana Yoshimoto’s…

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