“The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.”
Jim Rohn – American Entrepreneur
This will be a great treat for all you crime writer buffs, who live in Northern England.
Stuart MacBride and Mark Billingham, two of the genre heavyweights, will be appearing together at Waterstones in Liverpool and Manchester, on the 18th and 19th of August 2010, respectively.
They will both be discussing and signing their new books, and the nominal charge for the event can be redeemed against the purchase of these books, on the night.
Click on the Waterstones link to reserve your place.
I am so jealous of those of you able to attend, but Somerset is a bit too far to travel from, for an evening out, much as I would like to.
I’m hoping that someone will tweet me, to let me know how good it was.
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