Join us for pizza and prosecco with Picador authors David Whitehouse and Rhidian Brook, who will be discussing their intriguing new novels The Long Forgotten and The Killing of Butterfly Joe.
Taking its cue from the arrest and legally enforced chemical castration of the mathematician Alan Turing, Murmur is an account of a man who responds to intolerable physical and mental stress with love, honour and a rigorous, unsentimental curiosity about the ways in which we perceive ourselves and the world. Formally audacious, daring in its intellectual inquiry and unwaveringly humane, Will Eaves’s new novel is a rare achievement.
Diana Evans’ hauntingly beautiful first novel, 26a, won the Orange Award for New Writers prize. We are very proud to host Diana with her new novel, Ordinary People, which partly takes place in Crystal Palace.
Set against the backdrop of Barack Obama’s historic election victory, Ordinary People is an intimate, immersive study of identity and parenthood, sex and grief, friendship and aging, and the fragile architecture of love