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Manchester Literature Festival presents An Afternoon with David Baddiel

Manchester Literature Festival presents An Afternoon with David Baddiel

Royal Northern College of Music, 124, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9RD
Sunday 20th October 13:30

In what promises to be an engaging family event, David introduces his latest book for new readers, The Taylor Turbochaser, and is joined by author, CBBC and BBC Radio 1 presenter, Katie Thistleton. Suitable for ages 8+.

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Manchester Literature Festival presents Heather Morris: Cilka's Journey

Manchester Literature Festival presents Heather Morris: Cilka's Journey

Central Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 5PD
Sunday 20th October 14:00

Internationally bestselling New Zealand author Heather Morris joins Manchester Literature Festival to discuss the heart-breaking sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Cilka's Journey.

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Manchester Literature Festival presents It's Not About the Burqa

Manchester Literature Festival presents It's Not About the Burqa

Central Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 5PD
Sunday 20th October 16:30

Join us for a discussion circulation around the prominent book, It’s Not About the Burqa, hosted by Raifa Rafiq, co-host of the Mostly Lit podcast.

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Manchester Literature Festival presents Stephen Morris and Jon Savage

Manchester Literature Festival presents Stephen Morris and Jon Savage

Royal Northern College of Music, 124, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9RD
Sunday 20th October 19:00

Join us for a lively discussion of New Order’s embrace of drum machines and dance music, the importance of place, the joy of record collecting, and Stephen Morris' unique and thoughtful memoir, Record Play Pause.

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The Places I’ve Cried in Public with Holly Bourne, in partnership with Manchester Women’s Aid and the Pankhurst Trust

The Places I’ve Cried in Public with Holly Bourne, in partnership with Manchester Women’s Aid and the Pankhurst Trust

Manchester - Deansgate
Thursday 24th October 18:30 - 19:30

It looked like love. It felt like love. But this isn’t a love story. Join Holly Bourne, award-winning author of Am I Normal Yet?, as she shines a frank light on romance, heartbreak, and what a healthy relationship really looks like in her new YA novel, The Places I’ve Cried in Public.

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Manchester Literature Festival presents Sandi Toksvig in Conversation

Manchester Literature Festival presents Sandi Toksvig in Conversation

Royal Northern College of Music, 124, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9RD
Saturday 2nd November 19:30

Join Sandi Toksvig, current presenter of TV's QI and The Great British Bake Off, in a discussion about her extraordinary life, career, her activism, family and forthcoming memoir Between the Stops: The View of My Life from the Top of the Number 12 Bus.

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Waterstones Lecture: Feminism, Revival and Literary Tropes with Dr. Monica Pearl

Waterstones Lecture: Feminism, Revival and Literary Tropes with Dr. Monica Pearl

Manchester - Deansgate
Wednesday 6th November 18:00

Join us for a free discussion on feminism in literature, where Dr. Monica Pearl from the University of Manchester will cover an array of topics to showcase how and why representation in this genre is or isn't shifting.

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Neil Campbell in conversation with Nicholas Royle

Neil Campbell in conversation with Nicholas Royle

Manchester - Deansgate
Thursday 7th November 18:30

To celebrate the launch of Lanyards (Salt), a blackly humorous novel exploring the comic and poignant moments of working life in gig-economy Manchester, author Neil Campbell will be in conversation with Manchester Writing School’s Nicholas Royle.

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Nigel Slater- Book Signing

Nigel Slater- Book Signing

Manchester - Deansgate
Monday 11th November 12:30

Join us in-store for a book signing in celebration of the newly released Greenfeast (Autumn, Winter), the second in a pair of fast, season-led vegetable books from beloved author and cook Nigel Slater.

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Waterstones and Fitzcarraldo Editions present Ian Penman in conversation

Waterstones and Fitzcarraldo Editions present Ian Penman in conversation

Manchester - Deansgate
Tuesday 12th November 18:30

Music writer Ian Penman returns with a critically-acclaimed collection of essays, It Gets Me Home, This Curving Track (Fitzcarraldo).

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Unfollow: Megan Phelps-Roper in conversation with Simon Savidge

Unfollow: Megan Phelps-Roper in conversation with Simon Savidge

Manchester - Deansgate
Wednesday 13th November 19:00

Megan Phelps-Roper, who controversially left the Westboro Baptist Church back in November 2012, will be joining us to discuss her inspirational memoir Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope, leaving the Westboro Baptist Church.

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Waterstones and Dialogue Books present: New Writing with Andrew McMillan

Waterstones and Dialogue Books present: New Writing with Andrew McMillan

Manchester - Deansgate
Tuesday 19th November 18:30 - 20:00

Join award winning poet and writer Andrew McMillan as he weaves through the distinctive, eclectic styles and engaging narratives of four exceptional authors hailing from Manchester, London and New York all published by celebrated inclusive imprint Dialogue Books as they hit the road across the nation and connect with Manchester’s readers.

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