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‘AT THE POND’ SWIMMING AT THE HAMPSTEAD LADIES’ POND’ – AN EVENT AT HART’S BOOKS

Wednesday 24th July at 6:30pm

Tickets £5.00, available over the phone on 01799 524 552 or in the shop.

Join us for an evening with writers Eli Goldstone, Nell Frizzell, Sophie Mackintosh, So Mayer, Nina Mingya Powles and Sophie Missing as they discuss their contributions to the new Daunt Books publication At the Pond. Tucked away along a shady path towards the north-east edge of Hampstead Heath is a sign: Women Only. This is […]

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An author talk with Claire Fuller – ‘Bitter Orange’

Wednesday 26th June at 6:30pm

Tickets £5.00, available over the phone on 01799 524 552 or in-store.

Join us for an evening with internationally renowned award-winning novelist Claire Fuller; where she will be discussing her latest book ‘Bitter Orange’. ‘A compulsive page-turner. Fuller creates an atmosphere of simmering menace with all the assurance of a latter-day Daphne du Maurier’ The Times Frances Jellico is dying. A man who calls himself the vicar visits, […]

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An author talk with Janet Todd – ‘Jane Austen’s Sandition’

Monday 24th June at 6:30pm

Tickets £3.00, available over the phone on 01799 524 552 or in-store.

Join us for an evening with internationally renowned novelist and academic Professor Janet Todd; where she will discuss her latest book on ‘Jane Austen’s Sandtion’. Sanditon is Jane Austen’s last novel, unfinished when she died in 1817. A comedy, it continues the strain of burlesque and caricature she wrote as a teenager and in private […]

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An author talk with Graeme Simsion – The Rosie Result

Friday 21st June at 6:30pm

Tickets £5.00, available over the phone on 01799 524 552 or in-store.

Join us for an evening with internationally renowned award-winning  Australian novelist Graeme Simsion. Graeme will be discussing his latest book ‘The Rosie Result’ – The third and final book in The Rosie Project series. Big-hearted, hilarious and exuberantly life-affirming, The Rosie Result is a story of overcoming life’s obstacles with a little love and a lot of […]

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How to Write a Book with Edward Docx

Tuesday 18th June at 6:30pm

Tickets £10.00, available over the phone on 01799 524 552 or in-store.

Tickets are £12 each and include a free copy of ‘Let Go My Hand’ by Ed Docx. Do you have a story that you’d like to tell? Have you ever thought of becoming an author? Do you have lots of good ideas that you’d like to craft into something a bit more substantial? Join award-winning […]

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Max’s Walking Book Club – ‘Normal People’ by Sally Rooney

Sunday 26th May at 11:30am

Join other book lovers for a walk in the fields of Saffron Walden to discuss Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’. No ticket needed and no need to reserve a place – friends, dogs and children all welcome. We’ll be setting off from the shop at 11.30 am for about an hour’s walk. Marianne is the young, affluent, intellectual […]

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An author talk with George Szirtes – ‘The Photographer at Sixteen’

Tuesday 21st May at 6:30pm

Tickets £3.00, available over the phone on 01799 524 552 or in-store.

Join us for an evening with Poet and Translator George Szirtes, as he discusses his new biography of his mother Magda Szirtes, ‘The Photographer at Sixteen’. A poet’s memoir of his mother that flows backwards through time, and through a tumultuous period of European history – a tender and yet unsparing autobiographical journey. In July […]

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Nursing Through the Years: Care and Compassion at the Royal London Hospital – An author talk with Sue Boase

Thursday 16th May at 6:30pm

Tickets £3.00, available over the phone on 01799 524 552 or in-store.

Join us for an evening with Sue Boase as she discusses her new book, ‘Nursing Through the Years: Care and Compassion at the Royal London Hospital’ Nursing has always been a challenging but rewarding profession. As part of the core healthcare team, nurses take responsibility for the care they provide to patients, displaying both compassion […]

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An author talk with Rupert Wieloch – ‘Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners: The British Soldiers Deceived in the Russian Civil War’

Thursday 9th May at 6:30pm

Tickets £3.00, available over the phone on 01799 524 552 or in-store.

Join us for an evening with Senior British Commander Veteran Rupert Wieloch, as he discusses his new book ‘Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners’. Churchill’s Secret Prisoners tells the previously suppressed story of fifteen British prisoners captured during the Russian civil war. The Bolshevik Revolution in 1917 seriously compromised the Allied war effort. That threat rather than an […]

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A local author talk with Peter Aylmer – ‘A Cicerone Guide to Walking in Essex’

Thursday 25th April at 6:30pm

Tickets £3.00, available over the phone on 01799 524 552 or in-store.

Join us for an evening with local author Peter Aylmer, as he discusses the revised edition of his Cicerone Guide ‘Walking in Essex’. With ancient forests, an abundance of green lanes, acres of rolling downland and 350 miles of coastline, much of it home to important bird reserves, Essex has more to offer than many […]

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An author talk with Kate Mascarenhas – ‘The Psychology of Time Travel’

Wednesday 24th April at 6:30pm

Tickets £5.00, available over the phone on 01799 524 552 or in-store.

Join us for an evening with acclaimed debut novelist Kate Mascarenhas, as she discusses her new book ‘The Psychology of Time Travel’. ‘A time travel murder mystery from a brilliantly original new voice. Genre-defying … Witty and inventive’ – The Guardian 1967 Four female scientists invent a time travel machine. But then one of them […]