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November 2017

Launch: Tigerish Waters: Selected Writings of Sophie Reilly

29 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Burley Fisher Books,
400 Kingsland Road
London, e8 4aa United Kingdom
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tigerish waters

Join us for the London launch of Tigerish Waters: Selected Writings of Sophie Reilly, published by Mad Weir Books. Tigerish Waters gathers together the vital, lyrical writings of Sophie Reilly (1995-2016) – in prose, poetry and drama – alongside the journal which, written over the final months of a life cut tragically short by suicide, bears witness to her terrible battle with a complex of debilitating manic and depressive illnesses. What emerges, powerfully, is the struggle of a young and…

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A Failed Experiment: Stephen Armstrong and William Davies in conversation

30 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Burley Fisher Books,
400 Kingsland Road
London, e8 4aa United Kingdom
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davies armstrong

In “A Failed Experiment” two of our most astute political writers – journalist Stephen Armstrong and sociologist William Davies – assess the damage inflicted by years of neoliberal experimentation. Tickets cost £4 and can be bought here. STEPHEN ARMSTRONG is a journalist and author. He writes extensively for the Sunday Times, the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian. He also appears occasionally on Radio 4 and Radio 2. His books include War PLC, The Super-Rich Shall Inherit the Earth and The…

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December 2017
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6 December @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Burley Fisher Books,
400 Kingsland Road
London, e8 4aa United Kingdom
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down to a sunless

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Thunderclap Publishing invites you to an evening of literary discussion at Burley Fisher Books. Authors cum technologists Dominic Fox and Maartens Lourens will be taking on the popular topics of artificial intelligence, machine learning and their use in literature and other creative fields. Maartens Lourens’ latest novel Down To A Sunless Sea was co-written with neural net Deep Thunder, a machine learning device trained on the text of the story to create unique words and phrases…

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£5

Dodo Ink Showcase

13 December @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Burley Fisher Books,
400 Kingsland Road
London, e8 4aa United Kingdom
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dodo-ink

Join us for a special showcase of three authors from indie press Dodo Ink: Seraphina Madsen, Neil Griffiths and James Miller. The writers will be reading from and discussing their work. Come along and support this fantastic independent press and have a glass of mulled wine! The event will be chaired by Jude Cook. JAMES MILLER is a novelist and academic. His previous novels, LOST BOYS, a disturbing re-imagining of 'Peter Pan' for the War on Terror, and SUNSHINE STATE,…

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£12

Christmas Life Drawing

14 December @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burley Fisher Books,
400 Kingsland Road
London, e8 4aa United Kingdom
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life drawing

In celebration of the season the wonderful Roz is going to be teaching a festive evening class. Same deal as always, materials provided. Only this time we'll also be providing MULLED WINE!! Festive indeed.

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