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  • John Irving in conversation with Jeanette Winterson

    February 7, 2016 No Comments

    With his huge reputation, millions of sales and shelf-full of awards, John Irving is one of the world’s best-loved authors. Last week he made a rare visit to Manchester to talk about his latest novel Avenue Of Mysteries for an appreciative, sold-out audience at Literature Live.

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  • Degenerate Music at the Manchester Jewish Museum

    February 5, 2016 No Comments

    Like many people I have, as they say, a bit of Jewish blood in me. As such, I’ve grown increasingly curious about this part of my heritage.

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  • AL and AL: Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

    February 4, 2016 No Comments

    Bren O’Callaghan, co-curator of AL and AL’s new exhibition at HOME, writes about this major new show in Manchester.

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  • The Royal Exchange’s Sarah Frankcom talks to Northern Soul

    February 2, 2016 No Comments

    I have this image in my mind. A young woman dressed all in white is lying on the floor and holding a small glass animal in her hand.

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  • Costa winner Andrew Michael Hurley talks to Northern Soul

    February 2, 2016 No Comments

    It isn’t easy to get a novel published, let alone read by the public. But when it finally happened for Lancashire-based writer Andrew Michael Hurley, it was well worth the wait.

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