Wednesday 16 November

Literary Leicester programme for Wednesday

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

EventTimeLocationTicketedBook signing
Andrew Mitchell and Natalie Halliday: A Byron Elegy 1.00pm Embrace Arts
Grassroutes: Three Leicestershire Writers 2.00pm Embrace Arts    
Richard III: Literary, Linguistic and Theatrical Perspectives 6.00pm Peter Williams Lecture Theatre ticketed event book-signing
Amitav Ghosh 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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