Books What’s On
Come & Meet Juliette Forrest
Waterstones Durham: Sep 22nd 2018
Come and meet the lovely Juliette Forrest who will be in store signing copies of Twister!
An Evening with Michael Palin – Erebus: The Story of a Ship
Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Sep 24th 2018
Acclaimed actor, comedian and writer Michael Palin to Newcastle, where he will be talking about his latest book Erebus: the Story of a Ship. Illustrated with maps, paintings and engravings, this is a wonderfully evocative and epic account, written by a master explorer and storyteller.
An evening with Max Hastings
City Library: Sep 25th 2018
Welcome eminent historian Max Hastings to Newcastle, who will be talking about his eagerly awaited latest book, Vietnam. From the best-selling author of All Hell Let Loose comes a masterful chronicle of one of the most devastating international conflicts of the 20th century and how its people were affected.
Book Launch: Vane Women
The Witham: Sep 27th 2018
Barnard Castle's own Judi Sutherland reads from her exciting new book, The Ship Owner's House. Afterwards, Q&A and a chance to buy the book!
Poetry Evening & Book Launch: Robin Moss & Marilyn Longstaff
Hexham Library: Sep 27th 2018
Robin Moss has lived in Hexham for 35 years and his poems are inspired by Northumbrian landscape and birdlife. Joining him will be Darlington’s Marilyn Longstaff, a member of the writing, performing and publishing collective, Vane Women.
Poetry with Simon Armitage
Hexham Abbey: Sep 27th 2018
Using film clips, Simon Armitage will talk about the challenges of writing poetry for his First World War project Still, which features historic aerial photographs of the Somme, and his TV commissions, The Not Dead and The Great War: An Elegy.
Come and Meet their PERFECT guest - Helen Fields
Waterstones Durham: Sep 29th 2018
Helen will signing copies of ALL 4 of her books.
Come and meet Robert Scragg
Waterstones Durham: Sep 30th 2018
Scragg who will be in store signing copies of his brilliant crime thriller! What Falls Between The Cracks.
Scarred For Life – Growing Up Terrified in the 1970s…
The Waiting Room: Sep 30th 2018
An evening of childhood trauma at the Waiting Room with authors Stephen Brotherstone and David Lawrence, the writers of this sensational hit book!
Come and Meet Liz Flanagan
Waterstones Durham: Oct 6th 2018
In store signing copies of her latest children's book Dragon Daughter! Do come and meet her.
Meet Robert Scragg!
Waterstones Sunderland: Oct 6th 2018
In store signing copies of his debut crime thriller, What Falls Between the Cracks to celebrate its paperback release!
Book talk, signing and French style cream tea with Alicia Drake
Drake The Bookshop: Oct 6th 2018
Talking about her life as an author, her debut fiction novel, I Love You Too Much and signing copies while enjoying a cream tea French Style (le Gouter).
Owen Sheers: The Green Hollow
Palace Green Library: Oct 6th 2018
Poet Owen Sheers has given voice to those who still live in Aberfan, the pit village in which tragedy struck in 1966.