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The Digital Critic: Literary Culture Online published 06/01/2018

’The Digital Critic: Literary Culture Online’ with Houman Barekat, Joanna Walsh and Robert Barry Wednesday 10th January, 7pm Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase Our guests take stock of the so-called Literary Internet up to the present moment, and considers the future of criticism: its promise, its threats of decline, and its potential mutation, in […]

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A Literary Event About Loving published 03/01/2018

Stephen Barber / Eley Williams / Marina Lambrou WRITERS’ CENTRE KINGSTON PRESENTS A LITERARY EVENT ABOUT LOVING JANUARY THURSDAY 11TH : 7PM – FREE ENTRY / THE ROSE THEATRE, KINGSTON Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26 High Street, Kingston KT1 1HL The theme for this event is Loving. Each of the three speakers will respond as they […]

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Under The Paving Stones published 27/12/2017

19th February @ The Social, 5 Little Portland St, W1 Faber Social and Tony White Present: UNDER THE PAVING STONES: A Night of Experimental Fiction Featuring readings from: KIRSTY GUNN ‘Gunn’s prose is accomplished, poetic, and haunting.’ Times Literary Supplement TONY WHITE ‘A serious, engaging voice of the modern city’ Guardian STEWART HOME ‘Stewart Home is one […]

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Bob Hale RIP (1945-2017) published 16/12/2017

Sad news. The philosopher Bob Hale has died. He had been a British Academy Research Reader (1997-9), was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (elected 2000), was President of the Aristotelian Society in 2002-3, and a Leverhulme Major Research Fellow (2009-11). He became an emeritus professor at Sheffield University in 2011. Much of […]

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Cracks and Reforms: The City Under Stress published 04/12/2017

Friday 15th December, 10am – 6pm, Common Ground, Institute of Advanced Studies, UCL South Wing Department of English Language and Literature – Symposium on the City Keynote: Iain Sinclair, ‘The Sickness and the Shadow: Living with Dead Buildings’ No need to book – Full programme available here.

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Jerry Fodor RIP 1935 – 2017 published 02/12/2017

I met him in New York some time before interviewing him for the End Times series. I was doing a Beckett talk at Rutgers and on a whim dropped him a line and said I’d be passing through NY on my way home and would he like to meet up. He straight away replied and […]

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L’étang, l’étant, les temps published 24/11/2017

Claire-Louise Bennett and Joanna Walsh at the University of Kent in Paris.

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Poem Brut at Rich Mix published 14/11/2017

November Saturday 25th, 2017 : 7pm – Free entry Poem Brut at Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA A literary event celebrating of the visual, visceral, messy, handwritten and colourful in poetry with new unique commissions from writers exploring alternate ways of making literature. Each presentation will be different from the last, […]

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Greetings From Prague and London Event: Equus Press / Minor Literature[s] / 3:AM published 05/11/2017

Join us for an exciting evening of readings by contemporary experimental authors from Equus Press, Minor Literature[s] & 3:AM Magazine on 11th November. CONFIRMED READERS: Louis Armand – author of eight novels and ten collections of poetry, most recently The Combinations (2016) and East Broadway Rundown (2015). Daniela Cascella – her work is focused on […]

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Oxford University Press Philosophy Festival published

Blackwell’s Bookshop is delighted to host our annual Oxford University Press Philosophy Festival, which will be running from Thursday 16th November until Sunday 19th November. This year the festival includes a range of free events, featuring an evening to celebrate the publication of Clare Chambers latest publication ‘Against Marriage’, the insightful Very Short Introduction Speed-dating […]

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