Events this Week

Events this Week

Events happening this week: Monday 12 – Sunday 18 December

It begins in 2003, where The Burden of Power, ended, with Campbell’s departure from Downing Street. Despite having left government, Campbell’s level of involvement barely abated: he continued to advise Blair – and later Gordon Brown and Ed Miliband – and played a key role in every election campaign since.

Alastair Campbell signing his new Diaries

Wednesday 14 December from 3:15pm, London

Join Alastair Campbell at Euston Station where he will be signing copies of his Diaries Volume 5: Outside, Inside, 2003–2005.

Outside, Inside is the first of four new volumes of diaries from Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair’s former chief press secretary and director of communications and strategy.

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Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just beginning. When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital, and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter.

David Walliams signing The Midnight Gang

Friday 16 December from 5pm, Eastbourne SOLD OUT

Come and meet number one best-selling children’s author David Walliams in Eastbourne where he will be signing copies of his new book The Midnight Gang.

Since 2008 David Walliams has taken the children’s literary world by storm. His bestselling eight novels have been translated into over forty languages and have sold over eight million copies in the UK alone. Walliams’ books have achieved unprecedented critical acclaim and countless broadsheet reviewers have compared him to his all-time hero, Roald Dahl.

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Henk van der Pol is a 30 year term policeman, a few months off retirement. When he finds a woman’s body in Amsterdam Harbour, his detective instincts take over, even though it’s not his jurisdiction.

Daniel Pembrey signing The Harbour Master

Friday 16 December from 5pm, St Pancras Railway Station

Join Crime author Daniel Pembrey at our St Pancras store where he will be signing copies of his latest book The Harbour Master.

Daniel Pembrey is the author of the Henk van der Pol detective series and several short thriller stories, and he occasionally contributes non-fiction articles to publications including The Financial Times and The Times. In order to write The Harbour Master, he spent several months living in the docklands area of East Amsterdam, counting De Druif bar as his local.

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Editor Hampton Doubleday has taken issues 232-241 and discarded all the dross, leaving just the cream for his readers to savour, including… Cartoons: The Fat Slags, Roger Mellie, Mrs Brady, Sid the Sexist and many more, Regular Columns: Letterbocks, Top Tips and Tony Parsehole and more…

Simon Donald and Graham Dury signing The Bookies Pencil: Viz Annual 2017

Friday 16 December from 5:30pm, Newcaslte

Join co-founder Simon Donald and cartoonist Graham Dury of Viz British comic magazine Viz in Newcastle where they will be signing copies of The Bookies Pencil: Viz Annual 2017!

2016 is set to go down in history as the year that Viz released another annual. This year’s compilation, The Bookie’s Pencil, is a magnificent collection of the best strips, features, spoof ads and stories from the nation’s favourite humour mag.

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It’s 1989 and fresh-faced graduate Angus Thoroughgood has just become Z325 Constable Thoroughgood and has exchanged the cosy cloisters of Glasgow University for the broken streets of Lennox Hill, ‘Z’ Division, the frontier posting that no rookie wants…

R. J. Mitchell signing The Shift Z325 Thoroughgood

Saturday 17 December from 11am, Edinburgh; Sunday 18 December from 12pm, East Kilbride

Meet Scottish crime writer R. J Mitchell in Glasgow and Perth where he will be signing copies of his latest book The Shift Z325 Thoroughgood. R. J. Mitchell is a former Glasgow Cop who has drawn extensively from his 12 years police service to write the action packed award nominated Thoroughgood Detective Series. In The Shift Z325 Thoroughgood it’s 1989 and fresh-faced graduate Angus Thoroughgood has just become Z325 Constable Thoroughgood and soon finds himself in a race against time before Glasgow is blown to smithereens.

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