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Sunday 23 October 1994
P D James reads from Original Sin, Waterstones, Birmingham, Tues, 7pm, pounds 1.50; Waterstones, St Mary's Centre, Chester, Sat, 7.30pm, pounds 3.50.
Miroslav Holub discusses the influence of science on poetry at the ICA, The Mall, London SW1. Mon, 8pm, pounds 5.50 (pounds 4.50). 071-873 0061.
Christopher Hitchens poses the question Literary Theory: What has it done for us?; Edward Said, Marina Warner, Terry Eagleton and Frank Kermode try to answer. Wed, ICA, 7.30pm, pounds 5.50 (pounds 4.50).
Nicholas Mosley reads Efforts at Truth, his autobiography: Waterstones, St Mary's Centre, Chester, pounds 3.50, 7.30pm.
Ffyona Campbell reads from On Foot Through Africa about her solo expedition, Waterstones, Bath, Tues; Edinburgh West End, Fri. Both 7pm, free.
Poetry International visits the South Bank Centre, London SE1 for ten days starting Fri. Readings by Tony Harrison, Purcell Room, Fri, 7.30pm, pounds 6 (pounds 3.50); Ciaran Carson, Waterloo Bar, Sat, 11am, pounds 5 (pounds 2.50); Paul Muldoon, Purcell Room, Sat, 7.30, pounds 6 (pounds 3.50); Michael Hofmann, Waterloo Bar, Sun, 11am, pounds 5 (pounds 2.50); John Heath Stubbs, Tom Paulin and Michele Roberts, Chelsfield Room, Sun, 2pm, pounds 5 (pounds 2.50). Brochure/tickets: 071-928 8800.
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