Category Archives: Clapham Book Festival 2018

So you want to get published?

Your precious manuscript, the personal history or memoire, the collection of short stories, the long-laboured over novel or that treasured exploration of a subject – how to get them on to bookshop shelves? Technological change means that self-publishing has never … Continue reading

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Walls Have Ears

After the success and popularity of the Clapham Book Festival’s panel session last year about spies and spying, either real or fictional, ( see Espionage ) we decided to run a similar session this year focussing particularly on WWII and … Continue reading

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Crime Land

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Ever since Oedipus instigated the search for the murderer of Thebes’ previous King we have been drawn to stories of crime detection. Today there are so many sub-genres – detective fiction, the whodunnit, the forensic thriller, the legal thriller, the … Continue reading

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The Department of Security & Crime Science

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What? I hear you say. Is this Kafka or Orwell? It isn’t fiction, but I’m not surprised at such a reaction, because University College London’s Department for Security & Crime Science is one of the first of its kind in … Continue reading

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The Countdown Begins

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There are forty three days until the 2018 Clapham Book Festival and our publicity and promotion has already begun. This year we have, we think, really got something for everyone, as we bring acclaimed novelists, biographers and poets to Clapham, … Continue reading

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Clapham Book Festival 2018

SAVE THE DATE Saturday 12th May 2018 This year’s Festival is already in the diary! A full Programme of events from morning until night will take place in Omnibus, with an event for children in Clapham Library. Books supplied by … Continue reading

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