Category: Events

Book Awards 2016

2016 has been a great year of reading for me, and I’ve totalled 68 books this year! Of course, that has made choosing the winners of 2016’s book awards much harder, so I’ve added a couple of extra categories and there’ll… Read More

Laura Bates at The University of Bristol

Last week my friend took me to a talk by Laura Bates at the University of Bristol. I didn’t really know anything about Bates beforehand, beyond the fact that she wrote the book Everyday Sexism, which I haven’t read…. Read More

Salman Rushdie at the Bristol Festival of Ideas

The Bristol Festival of Ideas is fantastic and I look at the listings every year, but they seem to constantly change, so it was a friend who alerted me to the fact that Salman Rushdie was coming to my… Read More

Jeanette Winterson at the Cheltenham Literary Festival

Last weekend I took a quick trip to Cheltenham to see Jeanette Winterson at the Literary Festival! I just reviewed her book The Stone Gods on this blog and I really enjoyed it, which is why I didn’t hesitate… Read More

Hay Festival 2015 – David Mitchell

I finish off my round of blog posts about the Hay Festival with the most exciting event of all: I got to see an interview with one of my favourite writers of all time, David Mitchell. When I… Read More