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Hampstead

Every month Daunt Books holds a range of interesting author events featuring the likes of William Boyd, Alexander McCall Smith and Jan Morris. Please get in touch if you would like to reserve a signed copy from any of these events.

  • Anne de Courcy
    discusses
    Margot at War

     
    Tuesday, 18th November at 7pm at Daunt Books Marylebone High Street



    Following the enormous success of The Fishing Fleet, Anne de Courcy brings us an unconventional view of the First World War from inside Downing Street: a story of unrequited love, loss, scandal, sacrifice,and the Prime Minister's wife, Margot Asquith. She was perhaps the most daring and unconventional Prime Minister's wife in history, transforming No 10 into a glittering social salon, yet her last five years there were to be a period of intense emotional and political turmoil in her private and public life.

    Tickets are £8 and include a glass of wine, 20% off the speaker's books and 20% off supper on the night at Hardy's Brasserie and Wine Bar.

    Tickets may be purchased from our Marylebone shop in person, with credit/debit card by telephone 0207 224 2295 or here online.

  • Helen Macdonald
    discusses
    H is for Hawk
    with Rachel Cooke

     
    Thursday 20th November at 7pm at Burgh House

    Following the death of her father, author and renowned falconer Helen Macdonald was gripped by an impulse to train a goshawk. Of all birds of prey goshawks have the reputation as the wildest and most murderous. The story of her emotional journey during the training of her hawk is set to become a classic of nature writing. Alongside her story Macdonald tells that of the author TH White, who trained his own goshawk during the ominous period before the outbreak of the Second World War.

    Helen Macdonald is a writer, poet, illustrator, historian and naturalist. Her previous books include Falcon and Shaler's Fish. H is for Hawk has been shortlisted for this year's Samuel Johnson Prize.

    Rachel Cooke is a highly regarded journalist and author. Her non-fiction book Her Brilliant Career was published to critical acclaim last year.

    Talks take place at Burgh House, New End Square NW3 1LT

    Tickets are £5 (including wine). They may be purchased from our South End Road shop in person, or with credit/debit card by telephone (0207 794 8206)

  • Mark Bostridge
    discusses
    The Fateful Year: England 1914

     
    Friday 21st November at 6.30pm at St Peter's Church

    One the most momentous years in England's history, 1914 marked the nation's move from fragile peace to international war. In this critically acclaimed book, Mark Bostridge chronicles events both ordinary and extraordinary, capturing the country's shifting mood in the months before and after the guns began to fire.

    Mark Bostridge is the award-winning author of Vera Brittain: A Life and Florence Nightingale: The Woman and Her Legend.

    This talk takes place at St Peter's Church, Belsize Square, NW3 4HJ

    Tickets are £8 (including wine). They may be purchased from our South End Road shop in person, or with credit/debit card by telephone (0207 794 8206)

  • Emma Chichester Clark
    will be signing her new books
    Bears Don't Read and Plumdog

    Saturday 22nd November at 11am at Daunt Books Holland Park Avenue

    We are incredibly excited that Emma Chichester Clark is coming to Daunt Book in Holland Park to sign copies of her new, gorgeous children's book Bear's Don't Read and her warm, brilliant diary of her year, seen through the eyes of her ever faithful companion, Plumdog


    This event is free, but spaces are limited. Please book a free space here online., or speak to one of our Holland Park booksellers by Phone (02077277022), email (hollandpark@dauntbooks.co.uk) or in store.

  • Tyler Brulé
    founder of Monocle
    talks to Andrew Tuck

    Thursday 27th November at 7pm at Daunt Books Marylebone High St.

    We are delighted that Tyler Brulé, the founder of Monocle, will be returning to Daunt Books to chat to Monocle's editor, Andrew Tuck, about their beautiful and inspiring new book The Monocle Guide to Good Business, which is not only packed full of advice for entrepreneurs but looks also at ways to make good businesses better.


    Tickets are £8 and include a glass of wine, 20% off the speaker's books and 20% off supper on the night at Hardy's Brasserie and Wine Bar.

    Tickets may be purchased from our Marylebone shop in person, with credit/debit card by telephone 0207 224 2295 or here online.