Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Music industry expert Rebecca Denton gave a speech at the launch of her debut novel This Beats Perfect (Atom) on Thursday 2nd February at The Barge House in Haggerston. The Keep - the fictional boyband from Denton's novel - made a surprise appearance on the night.  

 

On Friday 10th February Josh Martin launched his debut YA novel Ariadnis (Quercus Children’s Books) with an event at Waterstones Piccadilly. Over 100 people attended, including Martin’s editor Sophie Lambert (right). 

 

Vintage Books teamed up with London bookshop Lutyens & Rubenstein to create a "Vintage Love"-themed window over the Valentine's weekend. This was part of an ongoing campaign by Vintage to celebrate nine of its Classic love stories, including Tender is the Night by F Scott Fitzgerald and Cheri by Colette. 

 

Musician Johnny Marr won the NME Best Book Award 2017 for his memoir Set The Boy Free (Century). The NME awards took place at Brixton o2 Academy on Wednesday 15th February. Marr is pictured alongside his editor (and Cornerstone m.d.) Susan Sandon.      

 

Arrow Books teamed up with the Premier events team and Foyles to host a Middle School pop up event at the Cabot Circus shopping centre in Bristol on Wednesday 15th February. The event was to celebrate the launch of the Netflix Original Film, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, which is based on the bestselling book of the same name by James Patterson.  

 

A Bookomi event was held at Shoreditch House on Wednesday 15th February with Economist executive editor Dan Franklin (left) and Economist deputy editor Tom Standage (right) for their new book Megatech: The World in 2050 (Profile).  They are pictured alongside Bookomi’s Richard Kilgarriff. 

 

Author Elisabeth Hobbes joined the Alsager mobile library team on Wednesday 15th February to meet her readers as part of the #RomanceOnTheRoad campaign. Mills & Boon teamed up with The Reading Agency to launch the campaign, the first of its kind to champion the work of mobile libraries around the UK.