Readers' Day 2019

Bringing readers and writers together for a day of inspiration, entertainment and lively discussion.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019
9:30AM - 4:00PM
County Hall
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This all-day event features internationally acclaimed authors and will bring readers and writers together for a day of inspiration, entertainment and lively discussion.

Highlights of the day includes critically acclaimed authors Kit de Waal, Abir Mukherjee and Christy Lefteri.

Kit de Waal: Kit’s debut novel My Name is Leon won the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year 2017 and was shortlisted for the Costa First Book Award. Her second The Trick to Time was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Also the editor of Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers, Kit talks about her work in conversation with Jane Brierley.

Abir Mukherjee: The bestselling author of the Sam Wyndham series of crime novels set in Raj-era India joins us following the publication of his latest novel Death in the East. Abir is the winner of the 2017 CWA Historical Dagger Award and the 2018 Wilbur Smith Award.

Photo of Christy: Author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo (BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice 2019) joins us following the publication of this critically acclaimed novel. The book puts a human face on the Syrian war - born
out of her time spent working as a volunteer at a UNICEF-supported refugee centre in Athens.

This is an amazing opportunity to share your enthusiasm for reading and to discover what to read next.

Head to our website for the full programme of the day and to buy tickets. Book before Friday 25th October for an early bird discount.

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