BOOKS : EVENTS
Sunday 12 November 1995
Mark Bostridge talks about his new biography of Vera Brittain at the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Rd, SE1; Wed 15, 6.30pm, pounds 4.10 (inc glass of wine). Booking essential: 0171 416 5350
Anthony Holden discusses his new book Tchaikovsky at Dartmouth House, 37 Charles St, W1; Thur 16, 7pm, pounds 7.50 (inc refreshments). 0171 493 3328
Art critic Linda Nochlin and other contributors to the book The Jew in the Text talk at the ICA, The Mall, SW1; Thur 16, 7.30pm, pounds 5.50. 0171 930 3647
2 Richmond-on-Thames: novelist and biographer Victoria Glendinning talks about her work at the Old Town Hall, Whittaker Ave; Mon 13, 8pm, pounds 4/pounds 3. 0181 332 0534
2 Edinburgh: poet Jackie Kay reads at the Assembly Rooms, 54 George St; Tue 14, 8pm, pounds 2/free. 0131 220 4349
2 Isle of Wight: Terry Pratchett signs copies of his new Discworld novel Maskerade at Ottakar's Bookshop, Newport; Wed 15, 12noon, free. 01983 527927
2 Swansea: poets Matthew Sweeney and Micheal O'Siadhail read from their work at Ty Llen, Somerset Pl; Wed 15, 7.30pm, pounds 3/pounds 2. 01792 652211
2 Twickenham: Critic Richard Hoggart talks about his new book The Way We Live Now at York House, Richmond Rd; Wed 15, 8pm, pounds 5/pounds 3. 0181 332 0534
2 Nottingham: Steve Hare talks on Allen Lane and the foundation of Penguin Books; Room C40, Portland Building, Univ of Nottingham; Thur 16, 6.30pm, free. 0115 958 0282
2 Manchester: Irish storyteller Eddie Lenihan tells ghostly tales at 8th Day Cafe, Oxford Rd; Fri 17, 8pm, pounds 3/pounds 2. 01422 844786
2 Yorkshire: poet Ian Duhig, musicians Brendan Power and Frank Kilkelly: The Shed, Brawby, Malton; Sat 18, 8pm, pounds 7.50 adv/pounds 8.50 on door. 01653 668494
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Huawei Mate S and Huawei Watch: new products take on iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
- 2 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches, it's time to act
- 5 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up