BookMachine Members discount for Bloomsbury Book Club


It’s that time again, when we think about BookMachine Members (not that we ever stop thinking about you, of course!) and what events they might like going to. As always, Bloomsbury Book Club are BookMachine-friendly and are offering members 20% off events. If you’re a member just log-into the members dashboard to pick up your discount code.

So there are three events coming up that you might like to take advantage of, hosted by the dynamic Bloomsbury team.

1. A Bloomsbury Writing Salon with Karen Campbell and Michèle Roberts

Chaired by Sarah LeFanu (Wednesday 4th November)

Karen Campbell and Michèle RobertsAcclaimed Bloomsbury novelists Karen Campbell and Michèle Roberts invite you to join them for a talk on the writing process. They’ll discuss the nature of creativity, where their ideas and characters for their books come from, and how they approach writing and editing. Biographer and author Sarah LeFanu will be here to chair the event.

Karen and Michèle will share how they turn their ideas into fantastic novels, how they explore identity through writing and how to channel your inner critic into a force for good.

Join the authors for drinks, a book signing, and an interactive exploration of the writing process.

Tickets: £10 or £6 for students (20% off for BM members)

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2. An Evening with Willy Russell

Interview by Geoffrey Colman (Tuesday 10th November)

Willy RussellJoin award-winning playwright and songwriter Willy Russell for a fascinating evening as he talks to director and Head of Acting at Central School of Speech and Drama Geoffrey Colman.

It is 35 years since Educating Rita premiered at the RSC Warehouse in London, and Willy Russell is one of the most-produced writers of his time. Put your questions to Willy Russell and Geoffrey Colman as they roam, delve and explore life, writing and the creative process. Enjoy drinks, have your book signed, and take part in this intimate literary salon.

Tickets:  £10 or £6 for students (20% off for BM members)

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3. Book Club with Adam Sisman

Interview by Jon Stock (Tuesday 17th November)

Adam SismanJoin us for a thrilling evening of love, treachery and espionage as we welcome Adam Sisman who will be here to discuss his new and definitive biography of John le Carré with journalist and author Jon Stock.

Written with exclusive access to David Cornwell himself,  this is an extraordinarily insightful and constantly revealing biography. Together Adam and Jon will talk about the inspiration behind the biography, how it was researched and what it reveals about John le Carré, described by Ian McEwan as ‘perhaps the most significant novelist of the second half of the twentieth century in Britain’. Enjoy drinks with the author and have your book signed, which we will post to you upon publication.

Tickets: £25 including a hardback book or £10 without the book (20% off for BM members)

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