Friday 10th November

Friday 10th November

19.30 – 21.00

An Evening with Ali Smith

Ali Smith, who deservedly received a CBE in the 2015 New Year’s Honours List, is one of the most inventive writers working in English today. Her fourth appearance on the Man Booker Prize shortlist in 2017, for her elegiac post-Brexit novel Autumn, consolidates her reputation. Her deceptively playful style reveals a depth of imagination and compassion which comes through in titles such as Hotel World, There But For The and Other Stories. Above all else Ali radiates generosity of spirit, borne out by her championing of other writers, and none more passionately than Tove Jansson, for whose The Summer Book and A Winter Book she has written introductions.
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