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2019 Events

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Welcome to our 2019 line-up. Tickets to all author events include a welcome drink of wine or juice, a talk/presentation, Q&A session, bookstall and

book-signing session of books bought on the night.

You can buy your tickets in-store, on 0116 2791121 or...


                                      NB tickets may be bought 'in advance' until 5:00pm on the day of the event






Come and celebrate the launch of Oligarchy, the brand new novel from Scarlett Thomas, the bestselling author of The End of Mr. Y’


When Tash, daughter of a Russian oligarch, is sent to an English boarding school, she is new to the strange rituals of the girls there. She is thrust into a world of strict pecking orders, eating disorders and Instagram angst.

Then her friend Bianca mysteriously vanishes, and quickly the routines of her dorm-mates seem darker and more alien than ever before.




‘Ingenious and original’ Philip Pullman


‘Entrancing’ Neil Gaiman



Wednesday 13th November, 7:30pm (doors 7pm)

No. 56 Cafe, Kibworth

Tickets £8 in advance / £10 on the door


Scarlett Thomas was born in London in 1972. Her novels include The End of Mr Y – which was longlisted for the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction 2007 – Bright Young Things, The Seed Collectors, PopCo and Our Tragic Universe. She teaches creative writing at the University of Kent.

Scarlett Thomas | Oligarchy