Join independent publisher Out-Spoken Press poets Anthony Anaxagorou, Sabrina Mahfouz, Bridget Minamore, Fran Lock and Hibaq Osman reading from their recent collections this evening, whilst Raymond Antrobus and Joelle Taylor will introduce us to brand new poems-in-manuscript ahead of publication. Book tickets to this event here.
We at TAP are thrilled to be bringing Prabda Yoon, author of our upcoming title The Sad Part Was to the UK for a series of exciting launch events in London. Prabda will be sharing the limelight with translator Mui Poopoksakul.
Lastly, we'll be officially launching at SOAS on Thursday the 16th of March from 6-7pm. This is a free event so join us for what's sure to be a memorable night!
The Japan Foundation and Modern Culture bring Hiromi Kawakami to Foyles for this event as part of Japan Now 2017.
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Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? A discussion about the stories, and screening of the film Losing Ground by Kathleen Collins
Kathleen Collins was a pioneering African-American director and writer whose ground breaking films were overlooked and whose stories went unpublished in her lifetime. This February her collection Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? is being published for the first time, join Waterstones as the host her film and fiction in the basement bar of Waterstones TCR. Book tickets to this events here.
Okey Ndibe’s funny, charming, and penetrating memoir Never Look An American in the Eye: Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts and the Making of a Nigerian American tells of his move from Nigeria to America, where he came to edit the influential (but forever teetering on the verge of insolvency) African Commentary magazine. Book tickets to this event here.
Join Onuzo to celebrate the publication of her incredible second novel, Welcome to Lagos. Onuzo will be in conversation with Ellah Allfrey, editor, literary critic and former deputy editor of Granta. The evening will also feature musical performance, poetry and readings from the book. This is a free event.
English PEN is continuing to hold monthly vigils in support of imprisoned writers Raif Badawi, Waleed Abulkhair and Ashraf Fayadh. Please join us to show them they have not been forgotten. This is an ongoing event, please see details here.
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Our book for NOVEMBER 23rd will be PANTY by Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay, translated by Arunava Sinha. Surreal and darkly erotic, this novel has been credited with reintroducing ‘hardcore sexuality into Bengali literature’, and has drawn comparisons with Elena Ferrante.
In July 2012, aged thirty, Juliet Jacques underwent sex reassignment surgery—a process she chronicled with unflinching honesty in a serialised national newspaper column. Trans tells of her life to the present moment: a story of growing up, of defining yourself, and of the rapidly changing world of gender politics. Book your tickets here.
Experienced BBC correspondent Martin Plaut explores Eritrea, drawing from his new book 'Understanding Eritrea: Inside Africa’s Most Repressive State'. RSVP to this free event.
Join distinguished French-Moroccan novelist Tahar Ben Jelloun in conversation with Ros Schwartz and Maya Jaggi for what promises to be a fascinating evening of discussion. RSVP for this free event here.
We're thrilled to launch our second title, One Hundred Shadows, at the London Review Bookshop on Thursday 20 October.