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Children’s Creative Workshop: Look Up! Storytelling and Out-of-this-world drawing, with illustrator Dapo Adeolo Meet illustrator Dapo Adeola and hear all about his absolutely brand-new picture book Look Up! (just published on Thursday!), written by Nathan Bryon. Look Up! stars Rocket, a science-mad chatterbox who is going to be the greatest astronaut, star-catcher, space-traveller that has ever lived… […]
Hallie Rubenhold – The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolverhampton, Sweden and Wales. They wrote ballads, ran coffee houses, lived on country estates, they […]
Shadowplay: Joseph O’Connor’s atmospheric reimagination of Bram Stoker’s London and Dracula’s creation “There are few living writers who can take us back in time so assuredly…Joseph O’Connor is a wonder, and Shadowplay is a triumph.” (Peter Carey, twice winner of the Booker Prize) “Joseph O’Connor is a very great artist and storyteller. The quotient […]
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 […]
” New Daughters of Africa brings together the work of a new generation of female writers of African descent… there’s no doubt that it magnificently achieves its aim of honouring a unified heritage while showing the remarkable range of creativity from the African diaspora.”
The Bookseller – Editor’s Choice