LONDON: `Allen Ginsberg Celebration' with Lawrence Ferlinghetti (see above), Anne Waldman, Adrian Mitchell at St James's, Piccadilly, Sun 17, 7pm, pounds 12.50/pounds 6. 0171 734 45551. Ferlinghetti also talks about City Lights poet Kenneth Patchen at the Tate, Mon 18, 6.30pm, pounds 6/pounds 3. 0171 8878922.
PD James and John Mortimer discuss murder, justice and retribution at the Lyttleton, Royal National Theatre, Mon 18, 6pm, pounds 3.50/pounds 2.50. 0171 452 3000.
Al Alvarez introdues excerpts from Ed McCrorie's new translation of Virgil's The Aeneid at The Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton St, Fri 22, 7.30pm, pounds 3/pounds 2. 0171 420 9888.
This year's Orange Prize shortlisted authors - Kirsten Bakis, Pauline Melville, Ann Patchett, Deidre Purcell, Carol Shields, Anita Shreve - read at the Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon St, Mon 18, 7.30pm, pounds 5/pounds 3.50. 0171 388 8822.
BIRMINGHAM: Beryl Bainbridge reads and discusses her latest novel Master Georgie at Waterstone's, 24-26 High St, Wed 20, 6.30pm, pounds 1.50. 0121 633 4353.
MANCHESTER: Toni Morrison reads from her new novel Paradise at the Dancehouse Theatre, Oxford Road, Tue 19, 7pm, pounds 6. 0161 832 1992.Reuse content