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Upcoming events at Blackwell's

07 Oct 2019

Join authors, guest speakers and discover new books at a series of events at Blackwell's bookshop


Discount codes (100% off) on all these events for UOM staff are available via the Blackwell's staff discount page.

8 October

Karen Havelin and Eleanor Thom: Living with Endometriosis (hosted by Dr Stella Bullo)

Karen Havelin, nominated for the Not the Booker prize shortlist with her debut novel Please Read This Leaflet Carefully, will be talking with writer and comedian Eleanor Thom about women's health issues, in particular their struggles with endometriosis.

12 October

BOOK SIGNING: Wendy Louise Bardsley - William Wordsworth: A Conflict of Love 

15 October

Thomas Waters: Cursed Britain

A history of modern witchcraft.

17 October

BOOK SIGNING: Garth Nix - Angel Mage

22 October

An evening of Slovak Literature (hosted by Glen James Brown)

Three vibrant new Slovak writers will be marking 30 years since the Velvet Revolution of 1989 - Ivana Dobrakovová, Uršuľa Kovalyk and Balla will discuss their award-winning works of fiction with their translator Julia Sherwood. 

24 October

An evening of folk horror with Lucie McKnight Hardy and Andrew Michael Hurley (hosted by Rosie Garland)

Lucie McKnight Hardy has been getting fantastic reviews for her coming-of-age debut novel Water Shall Refuse Them (Dead Ink), she'll be joined by Andrew Michael Hurley who will be launching his new novel Starve Acre.

29 October

Lee Rourke and Jenn Ashworth (hosted by Richard Hirst)

Lee Rourke and Jenn Ashworth will be here talking about their latest books Glitch and Notes Made While Falling.

November events will include Anna Hope and Lara Williams (hosted by Naomi Booth), Anthony Joseph and Linda Mannheim (with Kate Feld). 

Full details for all events can be found at: