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March's author events at Blackwell's Bookshop

03 Mar 2020

Blackwell's will be hosting a number of authors throughout the month


9 March

Matthew Cobb - The Idea of the Brain - In Conversation with Dan Davis (free)

10 March

Pete Paphides - Broken Greek - in conversation with Elizabeth Alker plus music from Darren Hayman (£5 at International Anthony Burgess Foundation)

This promises to be a fantastic night - Pete Paphides will be talking to Elizabeth Alker (BBC 6 Music) about his extraordinary, moving and funny coming-of-age memoir. Darren Hayman will also be there playing some of the songs Pete mentions in the book.

11 March

Stacey Halls - The Foundling (£3)

Stacey Halls will be talking about her second novel The Foundling - the follow-up to her bestselling debut book The Familiars.

18 March

Colum McCann - Apeirogon (£3)

Colum McCann's novel was described in The Observer as a beautifully observed masterpiece and Kamila Shamsie says it's "a quite extraordinary novel. Colum McCann has found the form and voice to tell the most complex of stories, with an unexpected friendship between two men at its powerfully beating heart."

19 March

Pauline Delabroy-Allard - All About Sarah (free)

We've partnered with the Alliance Française de Manchester to bring Pauline Delabroy-Allard to Manchester where she'll be talking about her debut novel with Ursula Tidd, Emerita Professor of Modern French Literature and Philosophy.

24 March

The Big Blackwell's Book Quiz (£1 per person, maximum team size 4)

Join us instore for the relaunch of the Big Blackwell's Book Quiz! Test your knowledge on bestsellers and classics, fiction and non-fiction, children's and adults, and much, much more!

26 March

Sophie Walker - Five Rules for Rebellion (free)

Feminist activist and Chief Executive of the Young Women’s Trust Sophie Walker will be here instore talking to Monica Pearl about her new book.

Discount codes (50% off) on all payable events for University staff are available via the Blackwell's staff discount page.