Thursday 14 November

Literary Leicester programme for Thursday

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

EventTimeLocationTicketedBook signing
Mary Ann Lund and Victoria Stewart: Bringing Up the Body: Detecting Richard III 1.30pm Embrace Arts    
Sarah Jackson and Michael Schmidt read from their poetry 6.00pm Ogden Lewis Suite ticketed event book-signing
Jo Shapcott reads from her poetry 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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