Caught By The River
–Posted by Calum Sager on 15 June 2012
On 2 July, the Faber Social and Caught by the River celebrate nature writing – and the nature of writing. Will Atkins will discuss the position of moorland in our literature, history and psyche. Author/photographer/angler Chris Yates will describe a night-time journey deep into the heart of the British countryside. Robert Macfarlane will read from his book The Old Ways, exploring pathways, stories and ghosts, and also presents a new collaboration (which he worked on with Radiohead artist Stanley Donwood and writer-artist Dan Richards). Kirsty Gunn reads from The Big Music – a new work that is as much a landscape as a novel. Also in attendance with be poet Alice Oswald, author of the T.S. Eliot Prize-winning Dart..
The event will be held at The Social on Little Portland Street on the 2nd July, tickets will cost just £5.
Readings from 8pm
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