Battersea Bookshop Events

Battersea Bookshop are pleased to present a schedule of events in the bookshop, including author talks, signings, book launches, exhibitions and children’s activities. All are welcome so please book a ticket through the links below and join the team in store.

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Killing Time by Jodi Taylor

Thursday 30th May 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Join best selling author Jodi Taylor as she talks about book number 5 in her ‘Time Police Series’, Killing Time.

A ghost train, lost in time, hurtles through the night… Two members of Team 236 are trapped on board. Not ideal under any circumstances, but catastrophic when they’re at each other’s throats.

Hot on their heels, but never quite able to catch up, can Lieutenant Grint and his team overcome all obstacles in their way and save their fellow officers before the train disappears for good?

• Doors will open at 6.30pm

• Tickets £7

•  Ticket, plus book £20

• Includes a complimentary glass of wine/soft drink

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Musih Tedji Xaviere in Conversation with Kelechi Okafor

Thursday 13th June 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Join writers Musih Tedji Xaviere and Kelechi Okafor talking about Musih’s debut novel These Letters End in Tears.

Set in a country where being gay is punishable by law, These Letters End in Tears is the heart-wrenching forbidden love story of a Christian girl with a defiant heart and a Muslim girl leading a double life.

While chasing a rogue football, Fatima crosses paths with Bessem and the instant attraction between the two propels them into a life-changing romance. Despite an atmosphere of threat due to the criminalisation of same-sex relationships in their home country of Cameroon, Fatima and Bessem persevere in living out their love.

All seems to be going well, until one day tragedy strikes, and Fatima disappears…

• Doors will open at 6.30pm

• Tickets £7

• Includes a complimentary glass of wine/soft drink

•15% discount off any books purchased on the evening

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Jessica Moor in Conversation with Kate Sawyer

Thursday 20th June, 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Join Observer Debut Novelist, Jessica Moor, and Waterstones Book of the Month author, Kate Sawyer, in conversation, as they discuss Jessica’s new heart wrenching novel, Hold Back the Night, as it delves into one nurse’s experience of the little-known history of conversion therapy and the heart-breaking betrayal of the AIDS crisis.

• Doors will open at 6.30pm

• Tickets £7

• Includes a complimentary glass of wine/soft drink

•15% discount off any books purchased on the evening

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The Bookshop Band in Concert

Wednesday 31st July, 7 PM – 8:30 PM

Head to Battersea Bookshop for an intimate and magical concert with The Bookshop Band, celebrating the release of their 14th studio album, Emerge, Return, produced by legendary musician Pete Townshend.

The band formed out of a collaboration between award-winning songwriters and their local bookshop, writing songs inspired by the books of visiting authors.

Between them Beth Porter and Ben Please bring the books to the stage along with a multitude of instruments, to create a cinematic sound that draws the audience in, at once touching and mesmerising, heart wrenching and funny. No previous knowledge of the books is required as the band guide the audience through the stories behind each song’s inspiration.

You’ll leave enchanted with new melodies and stories, plus a few new book recommendations of your own!

Emerge, Return will be out on Friday 28th June, as a limited edition, with artwork by Stanley Donwood, and will be available to pre-order on vinyl and CD.

• Doors will open at 6.30pm

• Tickets £17

• Includes a complimentary glass of wine/soft drink

•15% discount off any books purchased on the evening

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