Coming up we’ve got Darcey Bussell on her career in ballet, novelist James Salter, Julia Unwin on the welfare state, Lee Smolin on time, Daniel C Dennett on his favourite thinking tools, Michael Pollan on cooking as a political act, and much more.
Printed copies of the May brochure are now available at venues around the city or can be downloaded HERE (2.8MB file).
You can read the coverage in the Observer, which provides a list of some of the main events, HERE.
What’s next (below) has a summary of our next three events and Coming up (on left) has a list of the next six. For the full list of events go to What’s on (above). Each event entry has full booking details. Ticket sales are run by the venues where the event takes place; tickets for free events are usually only available when booked online using Eventbrite. New events are launched regularly. To be the first to hear, sign up to our mailing list and Twitter feed. We also regularly post news, audio/video links and background information on our Tumblr blog.
Wed 22 May 2013, 18.30-19.30
National Book Award-winning author Colum McCann talks about his new novel.
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All That Is
Thu 23 May 2013, 18:15-20:30 (includes film screening)
A rare and special chance to see and hear from one of the greatest writers of our time, as well as see, for the first time in the UK, a documentary based on part of his life.
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