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Explorations John-Paul Pryor & Graham Fink in Conversation, Fitzrovia W1

The multimedia artist, Graham Fink, is one of the world’s most awarded creatives. Formerly at Ogilvy China, his decades-long career has included senior creative posts at CDP, GGT and M&C Saatchi. Some of his most […]

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Spotlight Launch of the Choix Goncourt UK

The arrival of the Choix Goncourt in the UK was announced by Marina Warner, President of the Royal Society of Literature: “When the date of this event was set, nobody knew that a crucial election […]

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Spotlight Jonathan Coe, Olivia Rosenthal, Claudia Durastanti French Literature Festival, pt 1

I was delighted to be invited along to some of the key talks held at this year’s French Literature Festival at the French Institute in South Kensington. ‘Beyond Words French Literature Festival’ has become ‘The […]

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Podcast Andrew Crumey, author

Andrew Crumey: “Art is the expression of value and science is the explanation of phenomena . . . I’m interested in the borderline of the explanatory and the expressive.” Alasdair Gray, James Kelman, A.L. Kennedy, […]

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BB Archive The BookBlast 10×10 Tour assoc Waterstones, it’s a wrap!

The inaugural BookBlast 10×10 Tour in association with Waterstones booksellers was wrapped up on a night of political disunity and meltdown as Brexit hit the road. So we were only too relieved to be hosting […]

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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Manchester, Michael Schmidt Jane Draycott Jenny Lewis

 At Waterstones Manchester on Thurs. 8 November at 6.30 p.m., Michael Schmidt, a founder-director @Carcanet will chair the discussion @WaterstonesMCR with poets Jane Draycott and Jenny Lewis; talk theme: Claiming the Great Tradition: Women Recalibrate […]

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