Toronto International Festival of Authors
October 26th 5pm EDT – FREE
Historical fiction writers Janie Chang and Louise Hare come together for a compelling conversation about love and sacrifice in their latest books. In The Library of Legends, Chang takes us back to 1937 China, where unexpected bonds yield profound consequences, as Japanese bombs fall from the sky. Hare’s debut, This Lovely City, introduces us to a Jamaican immigrant living in postwar London, whose terrible discovery triggers a plight for redemption and search for hope. Join us for this pre-recorded conversation, and uncover the stories beyond the pages of these fascinating tales.
Interviewer: Judith Pereira
between the covers - bbc 2
October 30th 7.30PM
Sara Cox is joined by comedians Jo Brand and Andi Osho, actor and comedian Ade Edmondson and singer Will Young in this irreverent, entertaining, mischievous show where books spark the banter.
They share their favourite books, as well as revealing the books that remind them of a particular person and their recommended non-fiction reads. They all discuss this week’s book group picks, This Lovely City by Louise Hare and Will Young’s new book, To Be a Gay Man.
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