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Too Much Too Young Print edition
TOO MUCH TOO YOUNG collects new stories by David Nicholls, Diana Evans, Jeremy Dyson, Marina Lewycka, Emylia Hall, Nikesh Shukla, Jesse Armstrong, Jackie Kay, Craig Taylor, Patrick Neate, Salena Godden and Chris Cleave. These beautiful, cloth-bound hardbacks, individually numbered and signed by all the authors are sent by First Class post to the UK (please allow 14 days for delivery) and Airmail overseas (please note that delivery times will vary).Add to cart: £10 + P&P
One For The Trouble Print edition
ONE FOR THE TROUBLE includes new stories from William Boyd, Joe Dunthorne, Bernadine Evaristo, Hari Kunzru, Jon McGregor, Richard Milward, Paul Murray, Patrick Ness, Helen Oyeyemi, Jon Ronson, Irvine Welsh and Sophie Woolley (“Varied, clever, memorable and impressive ... Book Slam has always been a force for literary good and 'One For The Trouble' is no exception.” Alice Fisher - The Observer). These beautiful, cloth-bound hardbacks, individually numbered and signed by all the authors are sent by First Class post to the UK (please allow 14 days for delivery) and Airmail overseas (please note that delivery times will vary).Add to cart: £10 + P&P
Book Slam East early bird (12.08.2014) Tickets
Tickets: £5 early bird/ £8 advance/ more on the doorAdd to cart: £5.00
Doors open at 7p.m. Seconds out 8.p.m.
Book Slam heads to the iconic boxing venue for 12 rounds of literary sparring. In the blue corner, we have storyteller, street brawler, drug dealer and author of 'The Old Neighborhood', BILL HILLMANN. In the red corner, please make some noise for guitarist from The Slits, punk legend and author of 'Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.', VIV ALBERTINE. And our referee for this evening's entertainment from Edinburgh, Scotland, the man behind 'Trainspotting' and now 'The Sex Lives Of Siamese Twins', the Leith Lightning himself, IRVINE WELSH. Plus, JUNIOR 'THE HITTER' WITTER, World Champion boxer; unbeaten prospect, ATIF 'UNIQUE' SHAFIQUE; and the Hype Dance Company presenting an excerpt from a new piece of theatre, 'Savage Beauty'. Warming up the crowd is our favourite ex-battle rapper, DOC BROWN, building them to a frenzy with an invigorating dose of reality is our old friend, KATE TEMPEST - the first time we've welcomed her back to Book Slam since her Ted Hughes Award. Good food available. Let's get ready to rumble!
Book Slam (03.09.2014) Tickets
Tickets: £6 in advance/ £8 on the doorAdd to cart: £6.00
Doors open at 6.30p.m. for a 7.30p.m. start
If you fancy a tickle, we plan to tickle your fancy with two of the smartest, funniest and all round most talented writers we know. When not being one of our best known and most brilliant stand-up comedians, MARK WATSON is a wonderfully gifted novelist and he'll introduce us to his latest, 'Hotel Alpha'. SIMON RICH was one of the youngest ever writers on 'Saturday Night Live' where he worked for four seasons. We first met him armed with his short stories, 'The Last Girlfriend On Earth', which will shortly become a sitcom, but tonight he'll read from his latest collection, 'Spoiled Brats'. More guests confirmed shortly.
In honour of the publication of 'One For The Trouble' and in line with our ongoing obsession with bespokery, we've produced a very limited edition range of cotton tour Tees, with the title on the front, loud and proud, and a list of contributors on the back. They're very cool and available in a choice of black.
We've also got some 'One For The Trouble' Tote bags, which come in blue, green and yellow, and will match any outfit involving said colours. They are modelled in the above picture by the best looking members of Team Book Slam, Emily and Bernie.