Events

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Thursday 17 July, 19.00 - 20.30

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Panel Discussion - Born that way: Is there a gay gene and should it matter?

Join our panel as we discuss if being lesbian or gay is genetic or a choice. Chaired by Kira Cochrane, journalist and features writer for The Guardian, we will explore these questions and hear both sides of an issue still polarising opinion today. 

Tuesday 29 July

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Book Club with Robert Macfarlane

Winner of the Guardian First Book Award in 2003 and shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize in 2012, join Robert Macfarlane for a discussion of his celebrated book The Old Ways which explores how we are shaped by our landscapes. 

To buy the book at the special offer £16.00 (RRP £20) go to www.guardianbookshop.co.uk



Past events


Julie Bindel at HowTheLightGetsIn 2014

Julie Bindel at HowTheLightGetsIn 2014

Julie Bindel spoke at HowTheLightGetsIn in May, the world's largest philosophy and music festival. The Festival brings together world-leading scientists, musicians, philosophers and politicians.

Book Club with Jo Nesbo

Book Club with Jo Nesbo

Jo Nesbo, the king of Nordic noir, joined us for a discussion about his third Harry Hole novel, The Redbreast.

Book Club with Eleanor Catton

Book Club with Eleanor Catton

Eleanor Catton joined us for a discussion about her Man Booker Award winning novel, The Luminaries.

Book Club with Armistead Maupin

Book Club with Armistead Maupin

In a rare visit to London, Maupin spoke to John Mullan about the very first novel in the much-loved Tales of the City saga.

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2Herbaceous
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3Cursed Victory
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4Old Ways
Robert Macfarlane
5When the Lamps Went Out
Nigel Fountain
6Bad Banks
Alex Brummer
7On Silbury Hill
Adam Thorpe
8To Save Everything, Click Here
Evgeny Morozov
9Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Thomas Piketty
10England and Other Stories
Graham Swift & Lisa Purcell
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