Successful Author's Event At Waterstones
Festive ambiance as local writers discuss their books
An author's event (an extra to the Chiswick Book Festival) was held in Waterstone's, Chiswick High Road last weekend.
A children's choir from Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory school launched the evening and their performance can be heard here in this recording provided by Ian Wylie. .https://audioboo.fm/boos/1783221-chiswick-christmas-choir-2013
Torin Douglas interviewed history author George Goodwin about his Fatal Colours and Fatal Rivalry books, a topic which was made even more relevant by the fact that Waterstones in Chiswick stands on the site of The Battle of Turnham Green (1642).
George Goodwin signing. Image- Jon Perry
The Chiswick 2014 calendar which is on sale in aid of the St Michael and All Angels organ and parish appeal was also a popular item.
Image- Jon Perry
Local author Sheila Binns Binns, author of The Aesthetics of Utopia: Saltaire, Akroydon and Bedford Park,was also interviewed.
Rula Lenska was unable to talk about her autobiography- Rula- My Colourful Life as she was unwell.
Andrew Wilson who has compiled a book of photographs, 'Wild About Chiswick' was also at the event as was cookery writer Jo Pratt.
December 13, 2013