Successful Author's Event At Waterstones

Festive ambiance as local writers discuss their books


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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. .

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

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