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Paperback Festival in St Maur

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 22 June 2022 > What's On

Saint-Maur-des-Fossés (94) is delighted to once again welcome dozens of authors from around the world to its festival St Maur en Poche from 24 to 26 June. 

There will be lots of Anglophone authors present, including the inimitable Maggie O’Farrell, winner of the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction for Hamnet, her imagining of the life and death of Shakespeare’s son. Look our for John Boyne, author of The Boy in Striped Pyjamas,  Heather Morris, who wrote The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Eve Chase, who is reinventing the English country house novel. There are many mystery writers too, such as Daniel Cole, James Delargy,  R.J. Ellory, David Joy and Gilly Macmillan

Maggie O’Farrell will discuss great literary figures and their descendants at an event on Saturday at 4.15 p.m. and Daniel Cole and James Delargy will be leading an event on the the British detective novel on Sunday at 4.30 p.m.

Check out the authors and the programme.