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An Evening with Kate Spicer...

Thursday 20th February 18:30 at Leeds

Join us in welcoming author and journalist Kate Spicer and her dog Wolfy to Waterstones Leeds. Kate will be here to talk about Lost Dog – her brilliant life-affirming memoir about the myth of modern womanhood and the enduring mystery of the relationship between human and canine.

Meet woman's best friend. Kate is a middle aged woman trying to steer some order into a life that is going off the rails. When she adopts a lurcher called Wolfy, the shabby rescue dog saves her from herself. But when the dog disappears, it is up to Kate to hit the streets of London and find him. Will she save him, as he has saved her - or will she lose everything?

As she trudges endlessly calling his name in the hopeless hope she may find him, she runs into other people's landscapes and lives, finding allies amongst psychics, bloggers and mysterious midnight joggers. Trying to find her dog tests her relationship, and her sanity, to its limits - and gets her thinking about her life, and why things have turned out as they have for her.

Kate Spicer is a lifestyle journalist who has written for the Sunday Times, The Times, Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, Daily Mail, Evening Standard,Vogue, Elle, Red and Noble Rot magazines. She appeared on television in everything from Master Chef to Newsnight. She has made three acclaimed documentaries in the last ten years all of which still air internationally, including most recently Mission to Lars, described as ‘beautiful’ by the New York Times. Lost Dog: A Love Story was a Sunday Times bestseller in 2019.

 

 

Leeds Waterstones, Leeds
Thursday 20th February 18:30

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