Sunday, May 20, 2012

York's Big City Read July - September 2012

Here's an extract of the historical novel/historical research events going on in York over the summer:
In Conversation with Susanna Gregory
Susanna Gregory will be reading from her book Mystery in the Minster, written especially for this year's Big City Read event.
Wed, 25 Jul 2012
Literary Luncheon with Susanna Gregory
Join Susanna Gregory for an intimate buffet lunch to find out more about her writing.
Thu, 26 Jul 2012
Rory Clements
Rory Clements talks about his historical thrillers.
Tue, 7 Aug 2012

York 1212 - The City, the Charter and the King
Join historian, Dr. Sarah Rees-Jones and take a trip back to York during the reign of King John.
Sun, 12 Aug 2012
An evening with Elizabeth Chadwick
Elizabeth Chadwick joins us to talk about her fascinating experiences of turning medieval history into fiction.
Thu, 16 Aug 2012

Alison Weir: A Dangerous Inheritance
Alison's talk will be largely factual. She will also discuss the writing of historical fiction, and how historical sources can be used to create a novel like this.
Wed, 22 Aug 2012
A Treasury of Stained Glass - York Minster
Sarah Brown talks about York Minister's stained glass.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012
The World in 1212 - Professor Robert Bartlett
Professor Bartlett talks about the world in 1212 and medieval views of the earth.
Tue, 4 Sep 2012

An evening with Karen Maitland
Karen Maitland talks about her latest book, Falcon of Fire and Ice.
Thu, 6 Sep 2012
Medieval Literature
An introduction to medieval literature.
Thu, 13 Sep 2012
Medieval Murderers
Michael Jecks, Ian Morson and Susanna Gregory talk at the final event of the Big City Read.
Thu, 20 Sep 2012

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