Event Details

Chris Fowler and Oliver Tearle

Sat 28th April 2018
3.00pm - 4.00pm
Stratford ArtsHouse

Absence doesn't make the heart grow fonder. It makes people think you're dead. So begins Christopher Fowler's The Book of Forgotten Authors, a foray into the back catalogues and backstories of 99 authors who, once hugely popular, have all but disappeared from our shelves and lifts the lid on their lives, and why they often stopped writing or disappeared from the public eye. Oliver Tearle will join him to take us on a literary tour around Britain, outlined delightfully in Britain by The Book. Author of the acclaimed The Secret Library, he will answer a multitude of curious questions in a fascinating travelogue with a literary theme, taking in unusual writers' haunts and the surprising places that inspired some of our favourite fictional locations. The map of Britain that emerges is one dotted with interesting literary stories and bookish curiosities.

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