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Ashley Dyer Blood Orange Silent Patient

Bolton Library presents Harriet Tyce and Alex Michaelides in conversation with Margaret Murphy

Wed 27 Feb 2019 1pm - 2.30pm Bolton Library

Join us for an exciting afternoon of crime as we welcome Harriet Tyce and Alex Michaelides who will be in conversation with Margaret Murphy. Harriet and Alex will be discussing their new books ‘Blood Orange’ and ‘The Silent Patient’.

Clare Mackintosh

In conversation with Clare Mackintosh

Fri 1 Mar 2019 7pm - 9pm Manchester Central Library

Join Clare Mackintosh for an intimate evening event to hear her discussing her forthcoming paperback of Let Me Lie. The evening will include the opportunity for you to have your book signed and a photograph with Clare.

Cath Staincliffe Jane McNulty

Cath Staincliffe and Jane McNulty in Conversation

Fri 8 Mar 2019 2pm - 4pm Walkden Library

Come and celebrate International Women’s’ Day with crime writer Cath Staincliffe and Salford-based author Jane McNulty. They will talk about their favourite books and how they have shaped their writing in fiction, plays, screenwriting and TV

Exact opposite of OK

Laura Steven reads from her book, The Exact Opposite of Okay

Mon 11 Mar 2019 6pm - 8pm Bury Library

We're delighted to welcome Laura to Bury Library to read from her wonderful new book, The Exact Opposite of Okay.

Cowling This Paradise

This Paradise by Ruby Cowling

Tue 26 Mar 2019 6.30pm Bolton Library

Launch of story collection

You me Everything

Catherine Isaac reads from her new book, You, Me, Everything

Thu 28 Mar 2019 7pm - 9pm Prestwich Library

We're delighted to welcome Catherine to Prestwich Library to read from her wonderful new book, You, Me, Everything.

Joanne Harris Chocolat

Bolton Central Library welcomes Joanne Harris

Tue 2 Apr 2019 1pm - 2.30pm Bolton Library

Award-winning author Joanne Harris will be talking about her new book ‘The Strawberry Thief’. This is Joanne’s first ‘Chocolat’ novel for seven years and she returns to the world of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes’ Vianne Rocher and the chocolaterie.



Tue 30 Apr 2019 6.30pm Time to be confirmed Bolton Library

Niall Campbell launches his second collection of poems

Walt whitman

Walt Whitman 200

Thu 23 May 2019 to Sat 25 May 2019 Bolton Library

​Welcome to the home of the Whitman Bicentennial Celebration. This wonderful weekend is set to take place on Long Island, NY (where Walt Whitman was born) on May 31st-June 2nd, 2019!

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