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  1. Add Durham Book Festival: Peter Pomerantsev:  This Is Not Propaganda to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Peter Pomerantsev: This Is Not Propaganda

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    Durham City

    Five years on from his prize-winning debut about Russian media and culture, Nothing is True and Everything is Possible, Peter Pomerantsev returns to take us on a compelling journey into the dark heart of the disinformation age. Part reportage, part…

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    6 Oct 2019Open 14:30 - 15:30
  2. Add Durham Book Festival: Jung Chang: Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Jung Chang: Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister

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    Durham City

    Internationally bestselling author, Jung Chang returns to Durham to talk about Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister, a major new biography of three extraordinary women who helped shape the course of modern Chinese history. Jung Chang revisits the…

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    13 Oct 2019Open 14:00 - 15:00
  3. Add Durham Book Festival: Joanna Cannon and Nathan Filer:    Breaking and Mending to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Joanna Cannon and Nathan Filer: Breaking and Mending

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    Durham City

    In The Heartland: Finding and Losing Schizophrenia, mental-health nurse and the Costa First Novel-winning writer of The Shock of the Fall, Nathan Filer takes us on a journey into the psychiatric wards he once worked on, offering fresh insight into…

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    13 Oct 2019Open 10:30 - 11:30
  4. Add Durham Book Festival: Breathtaking Books to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Breathtaking Books

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    Join the Life of Breath researchers as they delve
    into a wide range of project topics, from the social
    and political history of tobacco, to the imagery of
    breath invoked by Chaucer, Shakespeare, and the
    Black Mountain poets. Come and see a display…

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    From:
    6 Oct 2019Open 15:00 - 16:00
  5. Add Durham Book Festival: The Songs of Yusuf - Cat Stevens to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: The Songs of Yusuf - Cat Stevens

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    Durham City

    Keith James returns for another gig, this time in
    Durham's Cafedral Café. Keith will play songs from
    throughout Cat Stevens' career, weaving in the story of
    his life, in what promises to be a memorable evening.
    Booking: www.ticketsource.co…

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    4 Oct 2019Open 19:30 -
  6. Add Durham Book Festival: Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott: Cocktails with Capote and Breakfast at Tiffany's screening to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott: Cocktails with Capote and Breakfast at Tiffany's screening

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    Durham City

    Be transported from Depression-era Alabama to the upper-echelons of Manhattan society for a dazzling evening celebrating Truman Capote. Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott introduces Swan Song, her fictionalised reimagining of the later life of Truman…

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    From:
    11 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 22:00
  7. Add Durham Book Festival: Mark Haddon: The Porpoise to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Mark Haddon: The Porpoise

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    Durham City

    Mark Haddon is one of our best-loved authors whose worldwide hit The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time won multiple awards and is now an acclaimed stage play. Mark's latest novel, The Porpoise, is inspired by Shakespeare's Pericles. When…

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    9 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 20:00
  8. Add Durham Book Festival: Republic of Consciousness: The Best of Small Presses to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Republic of Consciousness: The Best of Small Presses

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    Durham City

    The Republic of Consciousness Prize rewards small independent presses who publish challenging and experimental work and recognise that a book is a collaborative process. This panel will shed light on the way writers and publishers work together to…

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    12 Oct 2019Open 12:30 - 13:30
  9. Add Durham Book Festival: Jo Baker,  A.A. Dhand and  Mari Hannah:  Northern Noir to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Jo Baker, A.A. Dhand and Mari Hannah: Northern Noir

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    Durham City

    This event brings together three authors whose novels explore the darker side of the North. In a thrilling new novel from the author of Longbourn, Jo Baker's The Body Lies is a work of riveting psychological suspense that explores how to live as a…

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    From:
    12 Oct 2019Open 15:00 - 16:00
  10. Add Durham Book Festival: Tom McLeish:  The Poetry and Music of Science to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Tom McLeish: The Poetry and Music of Science

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    Durham City

    In The Poetry and Music of Science, Tom McLeish challenges the widely held assumption that science is less creative than art. Drawing on conversations with artists and scientists, he explores the stories they tell about their creative projects,…

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    From:
    5 Oct 2019Open 16:30 - 17:30
  11. Add Durham Book Festival: Dan Jackson:  The Northumbrians to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Dan Jackson: The Northumbrians

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    Durham City

    The Northumbrians have been overlooked by British and global history, but they've made astonishing contributions to both. Dan Jackson sets out to recover this lost history, exploring the deep roots of Northumbrian culture. From the Venerable Bede…

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    13 Oct 2019Open 12:00 - 13:00
  12. Add Durham Book Festival: An Evening with Roger McGough to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: An Evening with Roger McGough

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    Durham City

    We're delighted to welcome Roger McGough back to Durham, as he presents his brand new collection, joinedupwriting. The collection ranges from poems about forgotten friendships and the idiosyncrasies of family life to the trauma of war and…

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    7 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 20:30
  13. Add Durham Book Festival: Blokes, Fellas, Geezers Written and performed by Jake Jarratt to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Blokes, Fellas, Geezers Written and performed by Jake Jarratt

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    Durham City

    This one-man show explores a Northern lad's story
    about inheriting working-class masculinity.
    Somewhere in rural North East England Jake is
    discovering what kind of person he wants to become.
    Jake's Fatha always told him that as a bloke "If
    someone…

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    5 Oct 2019Open 20:00 - 21:00
  14. Add Durham Book Festival: The Gordon Burn Prize to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: The Gordon Burn Prize

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    Durham Book Festival

    Durham City

    Join us for an evening of literature and music at the 2019 Gordon Burn Prize ceremony, as we showcase the six shortlisted books and announce this year's winner. Including a special musical
    performance by acclaimed folk group, The Unthanks.
    The…

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    From:
    10 Oct 2019Open 20:00 - 22:30
  15. Add Durham Book Festival: Jessica Andrews,  Lara Williams and  Okechukwu Nzelu:  New Northern Voices to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Jessica Andrews, Lara Williams and Okechukwu Nzelu: New Northern Voices

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    Durham Book Festival

    Durham City

    Meet three of the most exciting new voices in northern literature, as they introduce their compelling coming- of-age tales. In Saltwater Jessica Andrews explores the complexities of mother-daughter relationships and the challenges of moving from a…

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    12 Oct 2019Open 16:00 - 17:00
  16. Add Durham Book Festival: Damian Le Bas and Joanne Clement:  The Traveller Road to Holy Island to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Damian Le Bas and Joanne Clement: The Traveller Road to Holy Island

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    Durham City

    Damian Le Bas is a journalist, poet and the author of The Stopping Places: A Journey through Gypsy Britain, a Radio 4 Book of the Week.

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    5 Oct 2019Open 18:00 - 19:00
  17. Add Durham Book Festival: David Constantine and  Rachel Holmes:  Refugee Tales to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: David Constantine and Rachel Holmes: Refugee Tales

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    Durham City

    Join Rachel Holmes, author of Eleanor Marx: A Life, and poet and short-story writer, David Constantine, as they introduce their contributions to Comma Press's Refugee Tales. This anthology is a modern-day counterpart to the pilgrims' stories in the…

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    13 Oct 2019Open 13:00 - 14:00
  18. Add Durham Book Festival: What on Earth is Going On? An Evening with Jeremy Vine to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: What on Earth is Going On? An Evening with Jeremy Vine

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    Durham City

    Join one of the UK's most prolific broadcasters and authors as he attempts to make sense of a world that increasingly makes no sense at all. He's been shot at in Croatia and had chewing gum placed on his chair in Zimbabwe (by one of Robert Mugabe's…

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    From:
    12 Oct 2019Open 19:30 - 20:30
  19. Add Durham Book Festival: Common People Celebration with Kit de Waal to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Common People Celebration with Kit de Waal

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    Durham City

    Common People is a collection of essays, poems and memoir, which celebrate the depth and texture of working-class life. The collection brings together established and emerging writers who redefine what it means to be working-class. At this special…

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    From:
    6 Oct 2019Open 14:30 - 16:00
  20. Add Durham Book Festival: Afternoon Tea with  Janet Ellis to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Afternoon Tea with Janet Ellis

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    Durham City

    Our ever-popular afternoon tea event returns! Janet Ellis MBE is an actor, presenter and author, best known for presenting Blue Peter. Following the huge success of her debut novel The Butcher's Hook, Janet returns with How it Was, the story of…

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    From:
    11 Oct 2019Open 14:30 - 16:00