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Common People: an anthology of working-class writers – Five Leaves open book group

Thursday, 23rd January, 2020    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Five Leaves Bookshop*
14a Long Row, Nottingham, NG1 2DH

Common People, edited by Kit de Waal (Unbound, £9.99) is an anthology celebrating working class fiction, poetry and memoir…. from the woman at the bus stop, the hairdresser, the waiter… 33 established and emerging writers including Malorie Blackman, Daljit Nagra, Cathy Rentzenbrink and Anita Sethi have contributed to this anthology, indicating that of course that the modern working class is multi-cultural, which brings different dimensions to the story.

Five Leaves Book Group is open, so come as often as you like – once, sometimes, every time. There’s a short introduction to the book, followed by a discussion. You can source the book wherever you like, but in the lead up to the meeting we offer 15% discount on the title in question. All we ask is that you read the book in advance and be prepared to discuss it.

Our book groups are always free and refreshments are provided. Do let us know you are coming on events@fiveleaves.co.uk