LBC 3 Reads – Date Change!

#LBC3Reads Cafe 164 Date:  *14th of November 2015* Time:  11am - 1pm Address: Unit 2 Munro House, Duke St, Leeds LS9 8AG   Our Choice THE TIN DRUM GUNTER GRASS BLURB On his third birthday Oskar decides to stop growing. Haunted by the deaths of his parents and wielding his tin drum Oskar recounts the events of … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – Date Change!

LBC 3 Reads – Date Change!

#LBC3Reads Cafe 164 Date:  *14th of November 2015* Time:  11am - 1pm Address: Unit 2 Munro House, Duke St, Leeds LS9 8AG   Our Choice THE TIN DRUM GUNTER GRASS BLURB On his third birthday Oskar decides to stop growing. Haunted by the deaths of his parents and wielding his tin drum Oskar recounts the events of … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – Date Change!

LBC 3 Reads – Date Change – PLEASE NOTE

#LBC3Reads Cafe 164 Date:  *22nd of August 2015* Time:  11am - 1pm Address: Unit 2 Munro House, Duke St, Leeds LS9 8AG   Our Choice I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS MAYA ANGELOU BLURB (from Amazon) Maya Angelou's seven volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – Date Change – PLEASE NOTE

LBCWhiteswan @whiteswanleeds on July 12th – Good Omens

12th July  2015 Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman at The White Swan in Leeds City Centre starting at 6pm Swan Street Leeds LS1 6LG 0113 242 0187 info@whiteswanleeds.co.uk

Happy Bloomsday!

Happy Bloomsday everyone!   James Joyce is one of Ireland's most beloved authors. His most celebrated novel is the mammoth and epic Ulysses.  The novel charts the life of protagonist Leopold Bloom for one day - the 16th of June 1904. It takes place across one day and was based on The Odyssey by Homer. The … Continue reading Happy Bloomsday!

LBCDystopia’s next read on 22nd July @crowdoffavours – Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

A date for your diary! LBCDystopia's next read on 22nd July starting from 6:30pm Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro see goodreads for more information - here

The Leeds Big Bookend Premiere of Drink with a Chimp and Festival Launch Party

The Leeds Big Bookend Premiere of Drink with a Chimp and Festival Launch Party, Thursday 4th June 2015 Join us from 2nd-10th June as we map Leeds.www.bigbookend.co.uk Have you ever made a monkey of yourself? A new play from Common Chorus Common Chorus’ Drink With a Chimp is a new play about one woman’s struggle with addiction and her journey to recovery. … Continue reading The Leeds Big Bookend Premiere of Drink with a Chimp and Festival Launch Party

LBC 3 Reads – Date Change – PLEASE NOTE

#LBC3Reads Cafe 164 Date:  *22nd of August 2015* Time:  11am - 1pm Address: Unit 2 Munro House, Duke St, Leeds LS9 8AG   Our Choice I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS MAYA ANGELOU BLURB (from Amazon) Maya Angelou's seven volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – Date Change – PLEASE NOTE

World Book Night April 23rd 2015

For the love of Books!!

This year I attended my 3rd World Bok Night event. I love these. A chance to meet other book lovers. You get free books and there’s a giant book swap. An opportunity to share some of the books you no longer need and maybe find yourself with some new gems.

This year as with the previous ones my friends were the organisers. My job is volunteer emotional support 🙂 They put an awful lot of work into making these events successful, applying for the free books to giveaway, negotiating with venues to host the events. Not to mention marketing, advertising and which cakes to bring! I get to wander around on the night encouraging strangers to have free books.

Which in itself amuses me. We Brits are so polite that when someone is encouraging you to help yourself to freebies. Quite a few were worried about being greedy and not…

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LBCWhiteSwan 6pm tonight @whiteswanleeds

LBCWhiteSwan tonight at 6pm discussing The Owl Killers by Karen Maitland at The White Swan 5 Swan Street, City Centre, Leeds LS1 6LG And bring your book choices so we can pick July and August!!!