James Meek is a contributor to the London Review of Books and the author of several novels. Of these, The Heart Broke In offers an outstanding example of how authors can harness music for narrative purposes. James and Matthew’s discussion on this topic promises to change your perception of novels in which music plays a role.
Tickets £10 available here
The Hampstead Arts Festival returns to Burgh House with an exciting
programme of literary events:
15 November: Acclaimed novelist Elif Shafak on her work as a writer, rights activist and speaker
16 November: Martin Wolf CBE (Financial Times) on his career, theBritish economy and Brexit
18 November: Novelist and arts & culture journalist James Meek onmusic in fiction
22 November: Prof. David Reynolds (Cambridge) on the complex legacyof Great War poetry to this day
27 November: Actor Juliet Stevenson on her career in film, TV and theatre.
To book, visit http://www.hampsteadartsfestival.com/whats-on/