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    Jeanette Winterson

    A special event with the bestselling author who presents her new novel Frankissstein

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    Bhaskar Sunkara

    Is there a case for radical politics in an era of extreme inequality?

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    Angela Saini: Superior

    The award-winning science writer explores the concepts of race and human variation

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Kenan Malik
Tue 21 May 2019
19:00 - 20:00
Price: £8/ £6
Kenan Malik

Who Has the Right to Speak?

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Wed 22 May 2019
18:00 - 20:00
Free Admission
The Link

Talking Money with Malaika Kegode and Sian Norris

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