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New Daughters of Africa Anthology: A Celebration Celebrate the ‘New Daughters of Africa’ anthology with its editor Margaret Busby, along with contributors Bridget Minamore and Diana Evans, to showcase the global sweep, diversity and extraordinary literary achievements of black women writers. Twenty-five years after Margaret Busby’s ‘Daughters of Africa’ anthology, a new companion volume […]
Tracey Thorn: A Teenager in Suburbia Greenwich Book Festival is delighted to welcome back author and singer-songwriter Tracey Thorn. In a 1970s commuter town, and long before she found stardom in Everything But The Girl, Tracey Thorn’s teenage life was forged from what failed to happen. Her diaries were packed with entries about […]
Murder Mysteries with Robin Stevens, Author of the “Murder Most Unladylike” Series Robin Stevens, author of the brilliant ‘Murder Most Unladylike’ series and winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, will be joining us to talk about mysteries—unladylike and otherwise—at a very special event at Greenwich Theatre. Robin will talk about her schoolgirl detective […]
Dragons and Wizards with Cressida Cowell Meet multi-million-copy selling, award-winning author Cressida Cowell, creator of the How to Train Your Dragon (also a DreamWorks film and TV franchise) and The Wizards of Once series. Cressida will talk about her latest book, The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic, as well as How to Train Your Dragon, her inspiration and […]
” This is an incredible book. I couldn’t put it down. The Erebus story is the Arctic epic we’ve all been waiting for.”