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Book Launch: Fangirl Down by Tessa Bailey

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THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Waterstones Manchester Arndale and Manchester Libraries are thrilled to present an evening with bestselling author Tessa Bailey as we celebrate the publication of Fangirl […]

Crime Central Returns!

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Crime Central returns on Wednesday 13th March! Our host Rob Parker has been curating some wonderful events over the next few months and he's relaunching Crime Central with a corking […]

VULTURE CAPITALISM – Grace Blakeley Book Launch

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We're thrilled to be welcoming author and jounalist Grace Blakeley to Manchester for the launch of her explosive new book VULTURE CAPITALISM - a fresh look at the problems of […]

Percival Everett in Conversation

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Manchester Literature Festival and Manchester Libraries present - Percival Everett in Conversation ‘With my pencil, I wrote myself into being.’ In James, Percival Everett’s thrilling retelling of The Adventures of Huckleberry […]

David Nicholls in Conversation

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Manchester Literature Festival and Manchester Libraries present - David Nicholls in Conversation. A welcome return to Manchester Literature Festival for one of the UK’s best loved authors. David Nicholls joins […]

Olivia Laing: The Garden Against Time

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Manchester Literature Festival and Manchester Libraries present Olivia Laing: The Garden Against Time ‘A garden is a time capsule, as well as a portal out of time.’ In her compelling […]

Love Stories etc Festival

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A Celebration of Modern Romantic Fiction. Welcome to the first Love Stories etc Festival. The one-day Romance Festival will be held at the stunning Manchester Central Library and will feature […]