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N16 Writers & Readers group – Ferdinand Dennis
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Monday 9th May 2022, 7:45pm N16 Writers & Readers group host Ferdinand Dennis who will be talking about his recent collection of short stories, The Black and White Museum, published by HopeRoad. Numbers are restricted, so you must book through N16 Writers & Readers or by calling the bookshop. The bookshop will be open from 7:30pm […]

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N16 Writers & Readers group – Howard Cunnell
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Monday 11 April 2022, 7:45pm N16 Writers & Readers group hosts Howard Cunnell as he reads from, and talks about, his acclaimed new novel, The Painter’s Friend (Picador). ‘A cracking, urgent page-turner of a novel’ – Observer.  Howard Cunnell is author of the memoir and BBC ‘Book of the Week’ Fathers and Sons, where he writes about  his experiences […]

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N16 Writers & Readers group – Alice O’Keeffe
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Monday 14 March 2022, 7:45pm The N16 Writers & Readers group welcome author Alice O’Keeffe who will talk about her new novel Skylark (Coronet), based on true events, in which an undercover police officer romances a climate activist.  Alice O’Keeffe is a writer, editor and journalist, whose work has appeared in the Guardian, Observer and New Statesman. Her first novel, On […]

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Miranda Miller – N16 Writers & Readers group
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Monday 11 October 2021, 7:30pm Miranda Miller will be talking about her new novel, Angelica: A Paintress of Minds, a first-person account of the life of the 18th-century Swiss neoclassical painter Angelica Kauffman, published by Barbican Press. We are restricting numbers, so you must book either by email or in the shop. Entry is £5 and […]

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Peter J. Conradi
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Monday 9th March 2020, 8pm Peter J. Conradi introduces Family Business: A Memoir, an account of his colourful forebears and his own life with its close involvement with the novelist and philosopher Iris Murdoch whose biography he has written. “A mingling of charm, comedy, confessional and inevitable tragedy: all beautifully orchestrated.” — Michael Holroyd Entry […]

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Jon Day
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Monday 11th November 2019, 8pm Jon Day returns to talk about his hugely-acclaimed “Homing: On Pigeons, Dwellings and Why We Return” – his thoughtful book about the enigmatic birds and our own homing instinct. It is the last N16 Writers and Readers event before the Christmas dinner on the 10th of December. Entry is £2.50, […]

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John Hegley: Desert Island Books
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Monday 9th September 2019, 8pm It’s time again for the ever popular Desert Island Books! This year’s castaway is the marvellous poet John Hegley who will talk his life and reveal his selection of favourite books. Extracts will be read by Jane Wymark. Entry £2.50, includes a glass of wine

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Independent Bookshop Week: Podcast Tour
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Thursday 20 June 2019, 8pm Join us for the Independent Bookshop Week’s Podcast Tour! We will be hosting the brilliant Book Off! podcast. Joe Haddow will ask London-based authors Viv Groskop ( How to Own the Room) and Chris Power (Mothers) to go head to head in a war of words as they both pitch […]

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Rachel Malik
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Monday 15 April 2019, 8pm Rachel Malik introduces her 2018 novel ‘Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves’ which is based on the extraordinary life of her own grandmother. ‘Skilful, persuasive, thoroughly enjoyable, unexpected’ – Penelope Lively When Rene Hargreaves is billeted to Starlight Farm as a Land Girl, far from the city where she grew up, […]

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Darragh Martin
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Monday 11th March 2019, 8pm Darragh Martin introduces his hilarious debut novel ‘Future Popes’ which was Shortlisted for Irish Novel of the Year 2018. In 1979 Bridget Doyle has one goal left in life: for her family to produce the very first Irish pope. Fired up by John Paul II’s appearance in Phoenix Park, she […]

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