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Book Launch: PITY by Andrew McMillan

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Blackwell's Bookshop and Manchester Libraries are excited to host the Manchester launch of award-winning poet Andrew McMillan's PITY - his stunning debut novel which explores community, masculinity and post-industrialisation in Northern England. Doors: […]

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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Presented by Manchester Literature Festival ‘With my pencil, I wrote myself into being.’ In James, Percival Everett’s thrilling retelling of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the enslaved Jim is allowed to […]

David Nicholls in Conversation

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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Presented by Manchester Literature Festival A welcome return to Manchester Literature Festival for one of the UK’s best loved authors. David Nicholls joins us to discuss his witty and […]

George the Poet

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TRACK RECORD - George the Poet in conversation with Okechukwu Nzelu Join us for the Manchester launch of TRACK RECORD - the ground-breaking new memoir from acclaimed rapper and podcast […]

Crime Central

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Rob Parker continues to spoil you with another perfect panel of authors!  Joining him in April will be Judith O'Reilly, Charlotte Vassell and F.E. Birch!    Bringing the best from […]

Olivia Laing: The Garden Against Time

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Presented by Manchester Literature Festival ‘A garden is a time capsule, as well as a portal out of time.’ In her compelling new work of non-fiction The Garden Against Time, Olivia […]

Blue Peter Book Club Live at Central Library!

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Manchester Libraries, CBBC and The Reading Agency are excited to announce Blue Peter Book Club Live!  Blue Peter, the BBC’s iconic children's television series, is partnering with The Reading Agency […]

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 […]