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

23 April Joe Orton What The Butler Saw
Talks and Discussions

Joe Orton: What The Butler Saw

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26 April Robinson Crusoe at 300
Talks and Discussions

Robinson Crusoe at 300

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10 May Literature Matters On Memory and Migration
Talks and Discussions

Literature Matters: On Memory and Migration

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Postcards from the Past
Talks and Discussions

Postcard from the Past: Tom Jackson

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Island song
Talks and Discussions

Madeleine Bunting: Island Song

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Bust of Dylan Thomas to the left of six books.
Talks and Discussions

International Dylan Thomas Prize 2019: A Shortlist Celebration

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this is shakespeare
Talks and Discussions

This is Shakespeare: Is It?

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Rathbones mentorships
Talks and Discussions

The Rathbones Folio Mentorships

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19 May How to Write A Book in a Day: The Rathbones Folio Sessions
Talks and Discussions

How to Write a Book in a Day: The Rathbones Folio Sessions

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23 May The Globetrotter Victorian Excursions in India China Japan
Talks and Discussions

The Globetrotter: Victorian Excursions in India, China and Japan

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the order of the day
Talks and Discussions

The Order of the Day: Éric Vuillard

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11 June The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour
Talks and Discussions

The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Sylvia Plath

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International Poet Laureate
Talks and Discussions

International Poet Laureate Showcase

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19 June For there she was
Talks and Discussions

For There She Was: Love and Presence in Mrs Dalloway

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19 June Dalloway Day 2019
Talks and Discussions

Dalloway Day: After Woolf

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Jonathan Ree
Talks and Discussions

'Witcraft' with Jonathan Rée

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27 June Literature Matters Breaking Ground
Talks and Discussions

Literature Matters: Breaking Ground

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30 June Shubbak Literature Festival
Festival

Shubbak Literature Festival - Full Day Pass

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30 June Shubbak Literature Festival
Festival

Shubbak Literature Festival - Part 1 Pass

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30 June Shubbak Literature Festival
Festival

Shubbak Literature Festival - Part 2 Pass

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