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Daunt Books Autumn Festival – 6th and 7th October 2016


Daunt Books have announced  their first Autumn Festival, which takes place at their Marylebone bookshop on Thursday 6th October and Friday 7th October . The two days will feature a series of author talks, live music and treats from local food shops and restaurants.

The star-studded authors line up includes Ben Macintyre, Artemis Cooper, Martin Gayford, Richard J Evans and Christopher Clark, Ken Hom, Sarah Perry, Simon Barnes and Susan Greenfield and many more.



The full programme is


Thursday 6th October  |  10:30am – 11:30am

The Meaning of Birds

Simon Barnes in conversation with Matt Merritt


Thursday 6th October  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm

On Modiano

Agnès Poirier in conversation with Bill Swainson

Tickets £8.00


Thursday 6th October  |  1:30pm – 2:30pm

My Stir-Fried Life

Ken Hom talks to James Steen

Tickets £8.00


Thursday 6th October  |  3:00pm – 4:00pm

The Word Wizards’ Guide to Roald Dahl

Tickets free


Thursday 6th October  |  5:00pm – 6:00pm

Lydia Hillerudh & Ben Havinden

Cello & Double Bass

Tickets free


Thursday 6th October  |  7:00pm – 8:00pm

A History of Pictures

Martin Gayford

Tickets £10.00


Thursday 6th October  |  8:30pm – 9:30pm

SAS Rogue Heroes

Ben MacIntyre


Friday 7th October  |  10:00am – 11:30am

Emily’s Walking Book Club

Quartet in Autumn by Barbara Pym


Friday 7th October  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm

A Day in the Life of the Brain

Susan Greenfield in conversation with Dr Daniel Glaser

Tickets £8.00


Friday 7th October  |  1:30pm – 2:30pm

Mad Enchantment

Ross King

Tickets £8.00


Friday 7th October  |  3:00pm – 4:00pm

Trio Aeolian

Katy Ovens (flute), Mark Gibbs (viola), and Bethan Semmens (harp)

Tickets Free


Friday 7th October  |  5:00pm – 6:00pm

The Essex Serpent

Sarah Perry in conversation with M.J. Carter

Tickets £8.00


Friday 7th October  |  7:00pm – 8:00pm

The Pursuit of Power

Richard J. Evans and Christopher Clark

Tickets £10.00


Friday 7th October  |  8:30pm – 9:30pm

Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous Innocence

Artemis Cooper in conversation with Selina Hastings

 Tickets £10.00

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Daunt Books website here

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