Books - hitlist

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  • 14 August 2008

This article is from 2008.

Books - hitlist

Anne Enright

After winning the Man Booker prize for The Gathering last autumn, the Irish author talks about her latest effort, Taking Pictures, a short-story collection about female lives.
15 Aug, 11.30m, £9 (£7).

Chuck Palahniuk

The creator of cult classic Fight Club comes across the pond to launch his new book about the porn industry in the white marquees of Charlotte Square. See preview, page 10.
16 Aug, 8pm, £9 (£7).

Lisa Appignanesi

One discussion on women and mental breakdown and another on censorship reveals the elastic brains behind this thought-provoking author. See preview, page 11.
17 Aug, 5pm, 7pm, £9 (£7).

Gavin Francis

The Edinburgh lad who has travelled the tundra discusses his adventures in arctic Europe and his new book, True North. See preview, page 12.
15 Aug, 8.30pm, £9 (£7).

Charles Leadbeater

The cultural commentator talks technology, addressing how software, the web and gaming is changing the way we operate as a society. See preview, page 14.
18 Aug, 8.30pm, £9 (£7); 19 Aug, 7pm, £9 (£7).

Susan Greenfield

Neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield discusses how technology, politics and modernity threaten our individuality. And hopefully how to prevent it. See preview, page 12.
19 Aug, 1.30pm, £9 (£7).

Dave McKean

The graphic designer who has worked on Hellblazer and The Sandman offers a masterclass in illustration and design for those who have ideas for the next Batman, and a talk for those who don’t. See preview, page 12.
19 Aug, 8pm, £9 (£7).

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