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(SOLD OUT) Book Club 1

Date:
Thu 1st August
Time:
8:00pm
Cost:
£10.00
Event Category:
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The Open House Book Club events have become much loved over the years, and for 2019 were adding a third date to the August calendar. So that’s nine new books – and twelve literary type panellists! Join them as they share their opinions and thoughts on this years cracking selection and add your own voice to the always lively debates.

Fully seated (unreserved) // Bring a bottle

BOOK CLUB 1

CHAIR
Writer, actress, comedian and Festival favourite, Nuala McKeever.
PANEL
Nick Garbutt – journalist, political blogger, public relations expert, and Open House Festival Board member. Debbie Johnston – book blogger who runs online literary site Brook Cottage Books and member of The Bangor Scribes Writers group, she has just completed her first novel. Lesley Walsh – recently completed a Masters in Creative Writing, she is currently writing her second novel and has had notable success with her short stories.

BOOKS: THE MERMAID AND MRS HANCOCK
by Imogen Hermes Gowar (Vintage 2019)
Darkly delicious historical novel shortlisted for The Womens Prize for Fiction 2018.

MILKMAN
by Anna Burns (Faber & Faber 2018)
We absolutely had to include the extraordinary home-grown Booker Prize winning masterpiece.

TRANSCRIPTIONS
by Kate Atkinson (Transworld 2019)
The new bestselling novel from multi-award-winning Atkinson is a modern triumph.

*All nine Book Club books are available at Eason, Bangor, at an exclusive £2 discount
This venue has limited facilities for people with mobility issues. Please contact us for details.

Venue

Old Auction Rooms
The Old Auction Rooms, 18 Gray’s Hill
Bangor, County Down BT20 3BB United Kingdom

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2 Queens Parade, Bangor, Northern Ireland

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