You are warmly invited to join us for a special Bloomsday social at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation. We are celebrating the 100th publication anniversary of James Joyce’s Ulysses and Burgess’s creative responses to Joyce’s work. Burgess was strongly influenced by Joyce, and he re-read Ulysses, his favourite novel, at least once every year. His […]

Blackwell’s bookshop is thrilled to be welcoming Laura Bates, author of Everyday Sexism and Men Who Hate Women , to Manchester to talk about her explosive new book Fix The System, Not The Women — a rallying cry to reform the societal systems that are failing to protect women. Laura will be in conversation with […]

Ethiopian poets celebrate Songs We Learn from Trees (Carcanet, 2020), the first anthology of Amharic poetry in English. Join us for an evening of bilingual readings and discussion of the vibrant poetry scene in Addis Ababa, with Dr Bedilu Wakjira (from Addis Ababa) Misrak Terefe (Addis) Kebedech Tekleab (New York) Hama Tuma (Paris) Mihret Kebede […]

Blackwell’s is delighted to be hosting the Manchester launch of Bob Stanley’s Let’s Do It: The Birth of Pop. The prequel to Yeah Yeah Yeah, Let’s Do It brings together all genres to tell the definitive story of the birth of Pop, from 1900 to the mid-fifties and is set to be the must-read music […]

Join us for the latest in the Literature Live series, presented by the Centre for New Writing. This event will feature readings by Beth Underdown and JR Thorp; the authors will be in conversation with the Director of the Centre for New Writing, Dr. Kaye Mitchell. Listed as one to watch in The Observer’s New […]

Anthony Burgess used typewriters all his life in his spectacular production of more than sixty books and thousands of articles, reviews and essays. Our exhibition Anthony Burgess’s Typewriters displays a selection of the many vintage typewriters that he used, and explores some of his writing about the machine that was always present in his creative […]

Anthony Burgess used typewriters all his life in his spectacular production of more than sixty books and thousands of articles, reviews and essays. Our exhibition Anthony Burgess’s Typewriters displays a selection of the many vintage typewriters that he used, and explores some of his writing about the machine that was always present in his creative […]

Anthony Burgess used typewriters all his life in his spectacular production of more than sixty books and thousands of articles, reviews and essays. Our exhibition Anthony Burgess’s Typewriters displays a selection of the many vintage typewriters that he used, and explores some of his writing about the machine that was always present in his creative […]

Anthony Burgess used typewriters all his life in his spectacular production of more than sixty books and thousands of articles, reviews and essays. Our exhibition Anthony Burgess’s Typewriters displays a selection of the many vintage typewriters that he used, and explores some of his writing about the machine that was always present in his creative […]

Anthony Burgess used typewriters all his life in his spectacular production of more than sixty books and thousands of articles, reviews and essays. Our exhibition Anthony Burgess’s Typewriters displays a selection of the many vintage typewriters that he used, and explores some of his writing about the machine that was always present in his creative […]