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Writing across generations: Jami Attenberg & Evie Wyld with Irenosen Okojie

 

Waterstones Gower Street

Gower Street, London, WC1E 6EQ

Transport: Tube: Goodge Street

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Times: May 5, 6.30pm

Price: £10 (£8 Students & Waterstones Plus cardholders), Please note that events can occasionally be cancelled at short notice or their times or dates may alter; we therefore recommend that you check with the shop before travelling.If you are unable to attend an event we can often reserve signed copies. Please contact the host shop for details. Reserved copies cannot be guaranteed and may not always carry dedications.All signings (unless otherwise stated) operate on a first come first served basis, so early arrival is often recommended.

Start Date: Tue 5th May 2020

End Date: Tue 5th May 2020


We're delighted to be bringing together two authors at fascinating points in their careers: Evie Wyld (The Bass Rock, Jonathan Cape) and Jami Attenberg (All This Could be Yours, Serpent's Tail) for a conversation chaired by author Irenosen Okojie. Together, they will discuss their latest novels, and themes of intergenerational trauma, masculinity, and the place of women in society.

Were delighted to be bringing together two authors at fascinating points in their careers: Evie Wyld (The Bass Rock, JonathanCape) and Jami Attenberg (All This Could be Yours, Serpents Tail) for a conversation chaired by author Irenosen Okojie. Together, they will discuss their latest novels, and themes of intergenerational trauma, masculinity, and the place of women in society.Jami Attenberg's new novel All This Could be Yours a very good novel about a very bad man" (The New York Times) will be published in the UK by Serpents Tailon Mar 5, a timely exploration of the damage toxic masculinity can wreak on families across generations. It follows Alex, the daughter of Victor Tuchman a power-hungry real estate developer and an all-round bad man, who is finally on his deathbed, who feels she can finally unearth the secrets of who he really was and what he did over the course of his life.Evie Wylds The Bass Rock (Jonathan Cape) is a modern gothic triumph it is startlingly insightful about psychological and physical abuse (Max Porter). Surging out of the sea, the bass rock has for centuries watched over the lives that pass under its shadow on the Scottish mainland. And across four centuries the fates of three women are linked: to this place, to each other.Join them for an evening of conversation, readings, and an opportunity for audience QA.Tickets are 10 / 8 students Waterstones Plus cardholders, and include a glass of wine or soft drink.