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Geoff Dyer events

GEOFF DYER IN LONDON


Don’t miss the chance to see Geoff Dyer this Thursday and Friday at two special events celebrating the publication of the entire Dyer series.

Geoff will be at The House of St Barnabus on Thursday 5th for a special Under the Covers event and on Friday 6th The Idler Academy will be putting on a one off lunchtime event at the Union club in Soho.


Reasons to Stay Alive trailer


Reasons To Stay Alive trailer


A moving, funny and joyous exploration of how to live better, love better and feel more alive, Matt Haig's Reasons To Stay Alive is more than a memoir. It is a book about making the most of your time on earth.


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Patience Agbabi shortlisted

The Ted Hughes Award

We're delighted to announce that Canongate author Patience Agbabi has been shortlisted for by judges Julia Copus, Kei Miller and Grayson Perry for the 2014 Ted Hughes Award, for Telling Tales. The final winner will be announced on 2 April alongside the winner of the 2014 National Poetry Competition. 
 

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Reasons to Stay Alive Launch event

Reasons to Stay Alive

Canongate have teamed up with The Mental Health FoundationSee Me and Waterstones Argyle Street to launch Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig.

Matt will be joined by Richard Holloway, Jenny Lindsay, Withered Hand and Linda Irvine for readings, poems and music followed by a live debate on the divide between physical and mental health.

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FBM Limited Edition

The First Bad Man Limited Edition

Canongate is delighted to have 40 signed and numbered limited editions of Miranda July’s stunning debut novel The First Bad Man exclusively available here on canongate.tv. Infused with Miranda July and her protagonist Cheryl’s voices, this edition blurs fiction and reality in mysterious and compelling ways.
 

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Chris & Bessie - Guardian article

Secrets of my grandparents’ private letters

After Chris and Bessie’s deaths, Irena Barker’s family opened a box of 500 love letters written while the second world war kept them apart. The couple held little back as they expressed their longing.
 

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A Fortunate Man excerpt

A Fortunate Man

Read renowned physician Gavin Francis' introduction to John Berger's modern classic, A Fortunate Man.
 

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Gods of the Morning Events

Gods of the Morning

JOHN LISTER-KAYE

“Birds are my gods of the morning, lifting our days with song and character…” Find out where you can hear John Lister-Kaye talk about his new book.

Alex Clark in conversation with Geoff Dyer

Under the Covers

GEOFF DYER

Under The Covers – Alex Clark in conversation wtih Geoff Dyer, celebrating his writing and life's work to date.


A Cairngorms Journey

Nan Shepherd

Watch Robert MacFarlane's documentary on Nan Shepherd's The Living Mountain

Barbican Open Salon - Do We Really Have Free WIll?

Do We Really Have Free Will?

CANONGATE & THE BARBICAN

Renowned philosopher Julian Baggini explores the concept of free will, blending philosophy, neuroscience and sociology in conversation with Claudia Hammond.


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My Dear Bessie

The wartime correspondence which first warmed people's hearts in Simon Garfield's 'To the Letter', now available in a single volume.

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The First Bad Man by Miranda July

'Don't think you can loan this book - you'll never get it back' A. M. HOMES, author of 'May We Be Forgiven'

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From a writer whose books succeed in either subverting or creating genres comes a unique look at an inaccessible world.

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