Comedy and Politics Taunton Literary Festival

There’s something for everyone at Taunton Literary Festival, with more authors and events than ever. Tuesday, 18 November at Brendon Books, Bath Place is hosting two writers – drop in for comic anecdotes or Sinclair McKay’s fresh take on Dunkirk, later the same evening. 6.00pm Richard Smith, The First Englishman to Fly £6.50 Comedian Richard…

Last chance to book Cloud Atlas Author, David Mitchell at Taunton Literary Festival

Tuesday, 11 November at Taunton Literary Festival brings David Mitchell, who was Longlisted for the  Man Booker Prize 2014 and Susie Grogan’s picture of Britain after the First World War. 11.30 David Mitchell, The Bone Clocks, at the Castle Hotel £10.00 Metaphysical thriller, meditation on mortality and chronicle of our self-devouring times, this is the kaleidoscopic…

David Marsh at Taunton Literary Festival

8pm, 14 November, 2014 – David Marsh comes to Brendon Books with his book, For Who the Bell Tolls – a lighthearted leason in grammar. Tickets £6.50 This is a book that explains the grammar that people really need to know, such as the fact that an apostrophe is the difference between a company that knows…

Rachel Joyce at Taunton Literary Festival 2014

Taunton Literary Festival 2014 7-29 November Rachel Joyce, is an award-winning author and kicks off the 2014 Taunton Literary Festival, with a reading from her latest novel and a chat about her work and writing. Her debut novel, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, was on the longlist for the 2012 Man Booker Prize and became a…