Talk: Edward Docx and Heather Reyes
- Wed 10 Oct 2012
- 6:30 pm
Join us for this special event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the sister link between Manchester and St Petersburg, presented in partnership with the Manchester St Petersburg Friendship Society and Oxygen Books. There will be readings from Edward Docx, author of the St Petersburg-set novel Self Help/Pravda which was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize 2007 and won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, and publisher Heather Reyes, who will be giving us of a taste of the new city-pick St Petersburg anthology. Come and discover how this extraordinary city has inspired some of the world’s greatest writers, including Pushkin, Dostoyevsky, Gogol, Nabokov, Brodsky, Truman Capote and JM Coetzee. £5/£3. Book on 0843 208 0500 or via Quay Tickets. A Manchester Literature Festival event.