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Author Mike Marqusee – At Pages Of Hackney 9 June

Author Mike Marqusee – At Pages Of Hackney 9 June

Mike Marqusee talks about his book,  If I Am Not For Myself: Journey of an Anti-Zionist Jewat. Mike Marqusee’s book presents an account of the life of E V Morand, his Jewish-Irish grandfather, in inter-war New York. The book recounts Morand’s radical journey through religion and politics, his struggles with anti-Semitism and the twists and […]

From US Drug Kingpin To Author: Shaun Attwood’s Road To Redemption

From US Drug Kingpin To Author: Shaun Attwood’s Road To Redemption

EXCLUSIVE – Author, Shaun Attwood will be at Stoke Newington Literary Festival The man from Cheshire US authorities say was bigger than mafia honcho and hitman, Sammy ‘the Bull’ Gravano I’ve been meaning to catch up with Shaun Attwood for a while.  Logistics,  commitments and a last minute miscommunication meant we had to make do […]

Stoke Newington Literary Festival Tickets Now On Sale

Stoke Newington Literary Festival Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets  for the first ever Stoke Newington Literary Festival are now available. The Pleasance Theatre is handling ticket sales.  Please phone the box office on 020 7609 1800 for credit card sales. Tickets are also available from Stoke Newington Bookshop, at 159 Stoke Newington High Street.  Cash sales only. The festival will be as diverse […]

The First Stoke Newington Literary Festival 4th – 6th June

The First Stoke Newington Literary Festival 4th – 6th June

You wonder why it’s taken so long to happen. An area like Stoke Newington  long associated with dissidents, free thinkers, writers, artists, bohemians and all in-between. Wonder no more, Stoke Newington now has it’s very own Literary Festival or at least it will this summer, thanks to Liz Vater of Stoke Newington, Jo Adams of  Stoke Newington Books and […]

Martin Lau’s ‘Covered City’ Debuts at East London’s NO:ID Gallery.

Martin Lau’s ‘Covered City’ Debuts at East London’s NO:ID Gallery.

Ghosts of the future await the great unveiling. Walking amongst these strangely shrouded structures is like being up close to the clouds that seem to form shapes, but are really just a fleeting transition between two states. We catch a glimpse of a world that is a by-product of some other more purposeful process. What […]

Pages Of Hackney Presents: Cider Sponsored Art and Poetry

Private View for Amy Green’s “Drawings: A Show of Small Gifts.” This event has been featured in Time Out’s First Thursday Top 5 listing and is kindly sponsored by Kopparberg – Cider of Sweden – so free cider all night! The poet Stephane Mallarme saw that the making and effect of poetry is deeply similar […]

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