Literature events at the British Library

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Join us and a host of contemporary writers and make 2018 memorable with our season of literature events.

Series events

Slovo and Hope
Talks and Discussions

Christopher Hope in Conversation with Gillian Slovo

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A Book and A Bottle
Talk and Tasting

A Book and a Bottle Salon with Amy Bloom

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30 May writing in Spanish
Talks and Discussions

Javier Cercas and Juan Gabriel Vásquez

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Josephine Hart Poetry Hour
Talks and Discussions

The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: The Poet in the Garden

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W G Sebald Arundhati Roy
Talks and Discussions

The W G Sebald Lecture 2018: Arundhati Roy

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Yrsa Daley Ward
Talks and Discussions

Memory/Poetry: Yrsa Daley-Ward

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Liz Lochhead
Talks and Discussions

Crowned with Green: Liz Lochhead and Michèle Roberts

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Jaipur Literary Festival
Festival

ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Weekend Pass

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Jaipur Literary Festival
Festival

ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Saturday Pass

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Jaipur Literary Festival
Festival

ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Sunday Pass

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Places and Paces
Talks and Discussions

Places and Paces: Walking with Mrs Dalloway

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Windrush Women Past and Present
Talks and Discussions

Windrush Women: Past and Present

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Tim Winton
Talks and Discussions

Tim Winton: The Shepherd's Hut

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Ruth Prawer – credit Fay Godwin
Talks and Discussions

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala: A Celebration

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English Grammar Day
Conference

English Grammar Day

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Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books (cover)
Talks and Discussions

Edward Wilson-Lee: Columbus's Universal Library

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Refugee Stories
Talks and Discussions

Refugee Tales

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Crudo book cover
Talks and Discussions

Olivia Laing: Writing Everything Down

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Talks and Discussions

Literature Matters: The Stories That Shape Us

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Joanna Trollope
Talks and Discussions

Dear Mac: Author Letters from the Macmillan Archive

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Censored
Talks and Discussions

CENSORED: Inside the Lord Chamberlain's Office

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Talks and Discussions

Great Books of China: Frances Wood

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Talks and Discussions

Lifting the Curtain: Theatre and Censorship

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