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Henry Normal Chorlton

An Evening with Henry Normal and The Department of Lost Wishes

Today 8pm - 10pm Chorlton Library

Part of this year's Chorlton Book Festival.

Alan Cleaver Corpse Roads

Alan Cleaver

Tue 6 Nov 2018 2pm and 5 more

Co-written with Lesley Park, the book looks at the ancient tracks that criss-cross the county, once used to carry the dead from remote villages to the "mother" church. Unsurprisingly, these roads became associated with ghostly myths.

Sharon Bolton

Sharon Bolton in conversation with Margaret Murphy

Tomorrow 1pm - 2pm Bebington Central Library

Bestselling crime writers discuss crimewriting as part of the Great North West Read tour

Sharon Bolton

Sharon Bolton in conversation with Cath Staincliffe

Tomorrow 7pm - 8pm Warrington Central Library

A chance to see bestselling crime writers talking about their writing as part of the Great North West Read

Sarah Dunnakey

An Evening with Sarah Dunnakey

Tomorrow 7pm Northwich Library

“The Companion” is a story of buried secrets, intrigue and betrayal set in the atmospheric Yorkshire Moors.

Dolly Alderton

Dolly Alderton: Everything I Know About Love

Fri 23 Nov 2018 7.30pm Storyhouse

When it comes to the trials and triumphs of becoming a grown-up, award-winning journalist, former Sunday Times dating columnist and host of iTunes #1 podcasts, Love Stories and The High-Low, Dolly Alderton has seen and tried it all.

Stephen Booth

Stephen Booth Author Talk

Tue 27 Nov 2018 1.30pm - 3pm Droylsden Library

Award winning author Stephen Booth is a former newspaper journalist and the author of eighteen novels in the best-selling Cooper and Fry series, all set in the beautiful Peak District.

Philippa Byrne Mediaeval Manuscript

Book launch and author talk: Justice and Mercy In Medieval England

Fri 30 Nov 2018 7pm - 9pm Wallasey Village Library

Launching her new book, medieval historian and barrister Dr Philippa Byrne takes us back in time to see how medieval judges dealt with the rule of law, particularly referencing the moral dilemmas posed by the establishment of common law.

Ben Thornley and Gray Neville Tackled

Ben Thornley and Gary Neville signing Tackled

Thu 6 Dec 2018 4pm - 5pm Manchester Central Library

Come and meet Ben Thornley and Gary Neville who will be signing copies of Tackled at Manchester Central Library

Tiny voyages of discovery Ellie Chaney

Tiny Voyages of Discovery

Sat 8 Dec 2018 10am - 12.30pm Ulverston Library

An illustrated journey down Dragley Beck to the sea by Ellie Chaney

Suspect Rumour Bolton

Lunchtime talk with crime writers Fiona Barton and Lesley Kara

Tue 22 Jan 2019 1pm - 2.30pm Bolton Library

Bestselling author of ‘The Widow’ & ‘The Child’, Fiona Barton, returns to Bolton Central Library to talk about her new novel, ‘The Suspect’.

Clare Mackintosh

Clare Mackintosh

Tue 29 Jan 2019 7pm Manchester Central Library

Clare will be at the Manchester Central Library on Tuesday 29th January from 7pm discussing her forthcoming paperback of #LetMeLie

Matt Haig

Matt Haig: Notes on a Nervous Planet

Sun 14 Apr 2019 7.30pm Storyhouse

Join the author for an evening of positive and insightful discussion about the modern world, offering a closer look at the challenges posed by our ever-changing technological landscape and his advice on how best to navigate it.

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