Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Saturday, September 24, 2011
ONE CULTURE AT THE ROYAL SOCIETY: A BRAND NEW FESTIVAL CELEBRATING SCIENCE, LITERATURE AND THE ARTS
Saturday 1 October and Sunday 2 October
The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London SW1Y 5AG
One Culture is a brand new two-day festival celebrating science, literature and the arts. The Royal Society's very first literary festival will bring together some of the best authors, scientists, poets, historians, and theatre practitioners to express, explore and enthuse about science and culture in all its forms.
Confirmed participants so far include John Banville, Sebastian Faulks (left), Richard Holmes, Michael Frayn, Paul Nurse and Marcus du Sautoy.
The festival will open at 10am on Saturday 1 October and runs through to 7pm on Sunday 2 October. Freefamily activities taking place on Saturday morning.