At the Bookshop

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13 November 2019 · 58mins

Jorge Galán discusses his extraordinary non-fiction novel Noviembre, now published in English as November, which recounts the horrifying murder of six Jesuit priests and two women during the Salvadorian civil war in 1989.


7 November 2019 · 52mins

In her latest book Surfacing (Sort of Books), poet and essayist Kathleen Jamie explores what emerges: from the earth, from memory and from the mind. Her travels take her from Arctic Alaska to the sand dunes and machair of Scotland in a quest to discover what archaeology might tell us about the past, the present and the future. Her writing throughout is marked, as always, by an acute attention to the natural world.

16 October 2019 · 1hr 04mins

In Against Memoir (And Other Stories), Michelle Tea takes us through the hard times and wild creativity of queer life in America in a series of essays. She talks about them here with Juliet Jacques.

25 September 2019 · 1hr 06mins

An evening of readings to celebrate the first birthday of Rough Trade Editions with Will Burns, Joe Dunthorne, André Naffis-Sahely, Charlotte Newman, Martha Sprackland

18 September 2019 · 58mins

Nell Zink reads from Doxology, a tale that begins with the iconic tragedy of 11 September 2001 and spins out from it into America’s past and potential futures.