Suffolk Book League

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Honorary President: Margaret Drabble

 
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35 yearsThe Suffolk Book League is a local literary group with a difference! Founded in 1982, we promote the pleasures of reading by bringing popular and distinguished writers to speak in Ipswich and the surrounding area as well as supporting a wide range of literary-related community projects. To us, reading matters.

The 2017 programme can be viewed on our Events page and we have been fortunate in the wide range of well-known speakers that we have welcomed to the county over the years. Go to About us for a detailed list of past speakers and further information about the diverse activities of the Suffolk Book League as well as our latest news and details of local literary events.

You can join the Suffolk Book League at any of our events, via this website or by email/post for £15 per year. Although you don't need to be a member to attend our events, annual membership ensures that you receive a range of benefits, including the quarterly magazine Book Talk and reduced price entry to the monthly talks. Full details of the benefits members can enjoy are provided on the Membership page.

The Suffolk Book League was also involved in the sponsorship of Literary Suffolk, a booklet showcasing Suffolk's literary heritage. Let us know if you have any other local literary-related stories of interest to share.

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We are grateful to the following Suffolk organisations for their support: The Ipswich Institute, Gotelee Solicitors and Waterstones in Ipswich.

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Next Talk: 22 March

Iain Sinclair

After a very positive start to our 2017 programme with Hollie McNish's talk last month, next up is Welsh writer, avant garde poet and filmmaker Iain Sinclair.

"I take a walk every morning. It's opening up your system to the world, charging circuits to be able to write."

There are few contemporary writers for whom territory and landscape is more important. But then stories are embedded everywhere in the world around us. Our history surrounds us and the tales we tell, whether true or otherwise, are always rooted in what has gone before. Sinclair is heavily influenced by psychogeography and his books reflect this passion for place. Another interesting talk awaits us!

Further details available on our Events page

 
 
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