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March 2017

LIVING DANISHLY: AN EVENING OF COSINESS AND SCANDI CRIME

Tue 14 March @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Waterstones Piccadilly, 203 - 206 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9HD United Kingdom
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Hygge

Hyyge (“hoo-ga”), the Danish concept of cosiness and comfortable conviviality, has become a sensation in the UK. In search of the secret ingredients that have made Denmark the world’s happiest country, people everywhere have been lighting candles, wrapping up warm in shearling slippers and thick blankets, and reconnecting with loved ones over games, food and music. London Book & Screen Week is collaborating with Waterstones Piccadilly to put on an evening of Scandi crime, with a discussion panel of Hygge…

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An Evening of Poetry with Out-Spoken Press

Wed 15 March @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Waterstones Piccadilly, 203 - 206 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9HD United Kingdom
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Join independent publisher Out-Spoken Press poets Anthony Anaxagorou, Sabrina Mahfouz, Bridget Minamore, Fran Lock and Hibaq Osman reading from their recent collections this evening, whilst Raymond Antrobus and Joelle Taylor will introduce us to brand new poems-in-manuscript ahead of publication. Heterogeneous is the definitive anthology of Anthony Anaxagorou’spoetry - an extensive and revised selection taken from several previous volumes. The winner of the 2015 Groucho Maverick Award, Anaxagorou offers the reader an insight into his poetry career with work spanning…

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Shanghai Voices: Xiao Bai and Huang Yuning in conversation with Paul Blezard

Wed 15 March @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Waterstones Piccadilly, 203 - 206 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9HD United Kingdom
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Shanghai Voices

In conjunction with London Book and Screen Week, we are delighted to welcome Xiao Bai and Huang Yuning to Piccadilly for an evening of readings and discussion hosted by Paul Blezard. Xiao Bai (Zhang Haibo), a professional author of Shanghai Writers’ Association, took up writing in 2005. He has published two novels, Game Point and French Concession, one novella, The Agent Mr. Xu and two anthologies of essays, Erotic Hamlet and Acting vs. Peeping. French Concession has sold copyrights to…

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An evening with Minalima celebrating the release of Beauty and the Beast

Thu 16 March @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Waterstones Piccadilly, 203 - 206 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9HD United Kingdom
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The Beauty and the Beast

Waterstones Piccadilly are proud to welcome Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, founder of the design studio Minalima, in conversation to discuss their latest release, a stunning new edition of Beauty and the Beast, written by Gabrielle-Suzanna Barbo Villenueve. This is the third installment in an ongoing classics series which has also seen them bring to life Peter Pan and The Jungle Book. Minalima  are best known for establishing the visual graphic style for the Harry Potter film franchise, and more recently,…

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The Blake Society presents: Blake’s Light as You Catch it in Soho

Fri 17 March @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Waterstones Piccadilly, 203 - 206 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9HD United Kingdom
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The Ginger Light is the unique collaboration between the acclaimed poet and author Jeremy Reed and the musician and producer Itchy Ear. Ginger Light is an attempt to blur the boundaries that exist between spoken word, music, sound design and song. Together they create a performance dynamic unparalleled in British poetry. Jeremy Reed was acclaimed by JG Ballard as ‘the most gifted poet working today’; his poetry, fiction and performances are singularly inimitable in their opposition to grey mainstream poetry.…

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