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A fully up-to-date listing of where you can meet Granta Books' authors in the coming months.

October

31/10/2014, 7.30pm
Constantine Literary Group present Philip Marsden
The award-winning author of a number of works of travel, fiction and non-fiction, including The Bronski House, and The Levelling Sea, will talk about his latest book Rising Ground. an exploration of the mythology and topology of Cornwall.
Constantine
constantinecornwall.com

31/10/2014, 1pm
Patrick Barkham at the Norwich Hostry Festival
Norfolk Authors in Profile event. An in-depth discussion with some of the county's leading authors including Patrick Barkham, author of Badgerlands.
The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral, 12 The Close, Norwich, NR1 4DH
www.hostryfestival.org

November

01/11/2014, 1pm - 6.30pm
Cynan Jones at the Wales Arts Review Critics' Roundtable 2014
The Wales Arts Review, in association with Literature Wales, presents its biennial Critics' Roundtable at the Wales Millennium Centre on November 1st 2014. The latest developments in Welsh literature, pop music, theatre, opera production and arts criticism will be discussed by seven lively panels featuring critics, writers, artists and arts leaders from across Wales. Panellists include: novelist Dai Smith, Nia Davies Editor of Poetry Wales, Dylan Thomas prize-winner Rachel Trezise, Rian Evans of The Guardian, award-winning Irish writer Colin Barrett, playwright and director Simon Harris, Michael McCarthy of Music Theatre Wales and many more. The event will incorporate the launch of the Wales Arts Review print publication of its Fiction Map of Wales anthology of short fiction, featuring readings from award-winning Welsh writers including Robert Minhinnick, Cynan Jones and Kate Hamer. The Critics' Roundtable will climax with a drinks reception and ceremony at which the acclaimed actress Sian Phillips will present an award to the winner of the Greatest Welsh Novel online vote. This event will be a great meeting place for arts enthusiasts, arts professionals and lovers of Welsh literature. Tickets are free of charge but limited in number, so please do not reserve a ticket unless you are sure to attend.
Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF105AL
www.eventbrite.co.uk

17/11/2014, 7pm
Sex, psychoanalysis and the private life: Josh Cohen in conversation with Devorah Baum at The Societ
Granta returns to London's most elegant bookshop and cocktail bar to discuss sex, psychoanalysis and the private life. Following the recent leak of celebrity nude photos, privacy has become increasingly under threat. Our most private selves are stolen and revealed by hackers and shared with strangers on social media - no part of our lives is protected from exposure. But what exactly are we searching for and what are we hiding? Josh Cohen, author of The Private Life, and Devorah Baum discuss this recent attack on privacy through psychoanalytic theories on sexuality and selfhood, drawing on an array of topical news stories from the leaking of nude photos of celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence and Rihanna through to those who choose to share their private lives. Admission is free, but numbers are limited. Please RSVP to events@granta.com
The Society Club, 12 Ingestre Place, London, W1F OJF
grantabooks.com



 
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