Lewes Literary Society

Events 2018/2019

All events start at 8pm at the All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes BN7 2LE.

Lesley Thomson

12th March 2019

Lesley is the author of the best-selling The Detective’s Daughter series, featuring Stella Darnell. The final book in this seven-book series, The Playground Murders, will be published in April 2019.

Her standalone crime novel, A Kind of Vanishing, set around the abandoned village of Tide Mills, near Newhaven, won the People’s Book prize for fiction in 2010. Lesley lives in Lewes and runs a crime-writing course at West Dean College.

Tickets for this talk can be bought at Bow Windows Bookshop, online here, or on the door.

Please note: This talk replaces the one by Emma Woolf, who unfortunately had to cancel.

Linda Grant

2nd April 2019

Linda Grant is an author and journalist. She has written seven novels, including the Orange prize-winning When I Lived in Modern Times (2000) and the Man Booker-shortlisted The Clothes on Their Backs (2008). Her most recent novel, The Dark Circle (2017), was shortlisted for the Bailey’s Prize for Fiction.

She has also written a number of non-fiction books, including the acclaimed memoir Remind Me Who I Am, Again (1998), about her family’s history and mother’s dementia.