Books What’s On
New Model Island: Book Launch
Blackwell's: Nov 13th 2019
Alex Niven is a writer, editor, and lecturer in English at Newcastle University. His new book, New Model Island is a provocative text combining polemic and memoir and argues that the map of the British Isles should be torn apart completely as we look towards a time of radical political reform.
The Whitley Bay Book Group
Windsor Hotel: ongoing
Meetings take place on the second Wednesday of the month with reader in residence Cathy McCracken. If you would like more information about what the group is reading, please visit www.newwritingnorth.com/submit/join-whitley-bay-book-group/
Newcastle University and Booker Prize Foundation present Fiona Mozley: Elmet
King's Hall: Nov 14th 2019
Fiona Mozley’s first novel, Elmet was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017 and won a Somerset Maugham Award and the Polari Prize.
Jarrow Library: ongoing
Come along and talk about a different book each month. You’ll discover new books you might have never picked up from the shelf and new friends.
Maya Goodfellow - Hostile Environment
The People’s Book Shop: Nov 15th 2019
Author, academic, journalist and local lass, talking about her new book - Hostile Environment.
The Postcard Murder: A Judges Tale
Waterstones Durham: Nov 16th 2019
Crime Book Group and signing.
Forum Books Presents Abir Mukherjee
Forum Books: Nov 19th 2019
From the winner of the 2017 CWA Historical Dagger Award and the 2018 Wilbur Smith Award comes the fourth & newest in the Sam Wyndham series, Death in the East.
Arts Centre Washington: ongoing
Visit www.artscentrewashington.co.uk for more details.
South Shields Writer's Circle
Mortimer Community Centre: ongoing
Professional, semi professional and amateur writers aim is to provide help, advice and support to local writers who aim to improve their skills or want to meet and chat with other writers.
Alex T Smith - a very special Christmas signing!
Waterstones Durham: Nov 20th 2019
Please let Santa know that Alex T Smith will be in store signing copies of How Winston Delivered Christmas!
The Sunderland Book Group
Holmeside Coffee: ongoing
The group meets on the third Wednesday of every month. If you would like more information about what the group is reading, please visit www.newwritingnorth.com/submit/join-sunderland-book-group.
Books on Tyne :The Newcastle Book Festival 2019
City Library: Nov 23rd 2019
This year's line-up includes non-fiction bestsellers such as David Hepworth, Sue Prideaux, Paul Ferris, Steve Jones, Andy Grant and Jeremy Dronfield. Leading fiction authors appearing include Paula Daly, DJ Taylor and Tessa McWatt. 23rd-30th November.
Meet Barbara Nadel
Waterstones Durham: Nov 23rd 2019
Barbara will be in store signing her books & chatting all things Istanbul.