Friday 15 November

Literary Leicester programme for Friday

Entry to all events is free but some of the events are ticketed (see box on right for details).

EventTimeLocationTicketedBook signing
Julian North: The Lives of Percy Shelley 1.00pm Ogden Lewis Suite  
Martin Stannard: Love and Poverty: Ford Madox Ford’s Last Decade 3.00pm Embrace Arts    
Paula Byrne talks about Jane Austen 6.00pm Peter Williams Lecture Theatre ticketed event book signing
A Conversation with Antonia Fraser 7.30pm Peter Williams Lecture Theatre ticketed event book signing

Between events there is an opportunity to meet the writers, have a book signed, enjoy a tour of the David Wilson Library, grab a bite in the Library Café or browse the shelves of our independent University Bookshop.

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Authors who have visited Literary Leicester include: Lauren Child, Louis de Bernières, Colin Dexter, Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Frayn, Amitav Ghosh, Germain Greer, Linton Kwesi Johnon, Penelope Lively, David Lodge, Roger McGough, Will Self, Colm Tóibín, Sue Townsend, Fay Weldon and Jaqueline Wilson

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