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In Conversation at Battersea Bookshop with Louise Hare and Vaseem Khan

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


In Conversation at Battersea Bookshop

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Join us for an evening of thrilling conversation with authors Louise Hare and Vaseem Khan talking about their latest books Harlem After Midnight and Death of a Lesser God.

An evening of murder and suspense, set against a vivid historical canvas alternating between 1930s New Yorkand 1950s Bombay. Not to be missed!

About the authors:

Louise Hare is a London-based writer and has an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck, University of London. Originally from Warrington, the capital is the inspiration for much of her work, including This Lovely City and Miss Aldridge Regrets. This Lovely City was featured on the inaugural BBC TWO TV book club show, Between the Covers, and was shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize. Louise was selected for the Observer Top 10 Best Debut Novelists list in 2020, securing her place as an author to watch.

Vaseem Khan is the author of two award-winning crime series set in India, the Baby Ganesh Agency series set in modern Mumbai, and the Malabar House historical crime novels set in 1950s Bombay. His first book, The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra, was selected by the Sunday Times as one of the 40 best crime novels published 2015-2020, and is translated into 17 languages. In 2021, Midnight at Malabar House won the Crime Writers Association Historical Dagger. Vaseem was born in England, but spent a decade working inIndia. In 2023, Vaseem was elected the first non-white Chair of the 70-year-old UK Crime Writers Association.

Doors will open at 6.30pm

Tickets £7

Includes a complimentary glass of wine/soft drink and 15% discount on any books purchased on the evening.


April 16
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Battersea Book Shop
Battersea Power Station, Ground Floor Turbine Hall B
London, SW11 8BU
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