Clapham crime fiction writer and Trustee of the Festival, Julie Anderson, leads a walk around Clapham Common, taking in the illustrious and varied literary history of Clapham. Starts and finishes at Omnibus Theatre.
Saturday 15th October
Festival Day at Omnibus Theatre, Clapham Common
A reprise of the walk taking in the illustrious and varied literary history of Clapham. Starts and finishes at Omnibus Theatre.
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Two-time winner of the CWA Historical Dagger, Abir Mukherjee discusses The Shadows of Men his latest in the multiple award-winning Wyndham & Banerjee series of crime novels set in 1920s India.
BBC Radio 4 journalist, writer and campaigner Dame Jenni Murray talks about significant women as well as her career on Woman’s Hour with bestselling novelist and Clapham resident Elizabeth Buchan.
The eminent historian discusses his latest book, Russia: Revolution and Civil War 1917 – 1921 and considers the impact of Russia over the past century (and parallels with the present day) with fellow historian Dr Piers Brendon
The Festival is partnering with Time and Leisure Magazine to present a series of online events in the period after the Festival Day. High quality live discussion and debate about books, authors and all things literary, often with a Clapham connection.
The local author and Polari-prize lister talks about his new novel Fall with Julie Anderson. 'Beautiful, traumatic and ultimately uplifting.' Louise Beech
Local travel writer Shafik discusses his travel book on Bolivia Crossed Off the Map. 'A book that champions the dramatic landscapes, distinct cultures and diverse peoples of this south American nation.' National Geographic.