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Novelist Lesley Glaister will be holding several one-to-one workshops on Thurs 2-4pm. The 15-minute sessions can be booked at Bradford Central Library, 01274 754096. Free.


James Fox, Linda Grant and Blake Morrison will be discussing the art of biography and reading from their recent books. Thurs 5.30pm Waterstones, Leadenhall Market, EC3, 0171-220 7882. Free.

Shenanigans, a new anthology

of Irish short stories edited by Donal Scannell and Sarah Champion (editor of the bestselling Disco Biscuits) is being launched with readings by four authors and DJing by Scannell. Mon 8.30pm at Filthy MacNasty's Bar & Whisky Cafe, 68 Amwell Street, EC1. Free. Info: 0171-609 2543

Michael Foot discusses his new book Dr Strangelove, I Presume. Wed 7pm, The Owl Bookshop, 209 Kentish Town Rd, NW5. 0171-485 7793. Free.


Booker Prize-winner Thomas Keneally reads from his new book The Great Shame. Mon 7pm, pounds 3; and on Wed 7pm, Hanif Kureshi reads from his novella Intimacy, pounds 4. Waterstones, 91 Deansgate, 0161-837 3000.