Tag: Books

‘Don’t forget about us – and don’t forget about books’

Simone Richardson talks to Liyah Leoni about her creation The Wave, and why she launched it in Brixton library The Wave is a showcase for LGBTQ+ writers...

THIS IS NOT A DRILL: Extinction rebellion manual in local bookshops

‘It’s time’ announces the back cover of the new Extinction Rebellion (XR) Handbook, ‘act now before it’s too late.’ THIS IS NOT A DRILL...

Brixton Book Jam is back

  Brixton BookJam with be returning on Monday 6 May to the Hootananny with a smashing new line-up. The BookJam is a free quarterly literary...

Hedgehogs Don’t Live in the City!

Local author Lucy Reynolds and illustrator Jenna Herman have launched a new children’s picture book Hedgehogs Don’t Live in the City! created with input...

Windrush: Portrait of a Generation out now in book form

  Social documentary photographer Jim Grover, whose exhibition Windrush: Portrait of a Generation has been widely acclaimed, has published a book of the same name out...

Local and global – the Brixton Review of Books

Brixton’s thriving literary scene has a new presence – the Brixton Review of Books. Grace Waters turns the pages With an ethos of making literature...

Jo Brand, rough music and a celebration of rebels

Grace Waters previews the increasingly significant Dulwich Literary Festival The Dulwich Literary Festival returns to South London from 8 to 11 November, with a line-up...

Brixton Soup Kitchen founder to share his experiences in a book

As part of Black History Month,  Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Solomon Smith was at Brixton Library on Monday 29 October for a Q&A.  He...

Brixton to host groundbreaking pop-up bookshop

Brixton will this month host a groundbreaking pop-up children’s bookshop stocked with books featuring BAME (Black and minority ethnic) characters. The #ReadTheOnePercent Bookshop is a...

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