Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week


Angela Clarke signed copies at the launch of her latest crime thriller Watch Me (HarperCollins), an event which took place at Waterstones Piccadilly on Wednesday 11th January.

Clarke is pictured here alongside her editor Phoebe Morgan (far left) and her agent Diana Beaumont (far right). 

Steph Broadribb was in conversation with Martyn Waites at the launch of her debut action thriller Deep Down Dead (Orenda Books) which took place at Waterstones Piccadilly on Tuesday 10th January. 

The Southern American themed launch featured a cake complete with chocolate handcuffs.

Guests, including (from left) Francesca Dow, Emily Barr and Ruth Knowles, were treated to an arctic-themed launch on Wednesday 12th January for Barr’s first YA novel The One Memory of Flora Banks. The title is Penguin Random House Children’s leading YA debut novel for 2017.

The event took place at London's Icebar and featured a custom-made Flora Banks ice sculpture. 

(From left) James Daunt, Ali Smith and Sophia Jansson at a private viewing of Southbank Centre's immersive Adventures in Moominland exhibition, held on Wednesday 11th January to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Finland's independence.

Rick Stein (centre) was one of the many famous faces at an event on Wednesday 11th January celebrating the success of WH Smith’s Richard and Judy Book Club

Author Rosamund Lupton (left) also attended the event, which took place at the HarperCollins headquarters in London Bridge. 

Orenda Books held their second launch of the week at Goldsboro books on Wednesday 11th January, to celebrate the publication of Ragnar Jonasson’s Rupture, the fourth in the Dark Iceland series. Ragnar Jonasson is pictured here with French author Johana Gustawsson.

The event was also attended by authors James Oswald and Steph Broadribb. 

Waterstones' crime buyer Joseph Knox celebrated the launch of his Manchester noir debut Sirens (Transworld) at the Piccadilly store’s Fifth View on Thursday 12th January. 

Abrams & Chronicle Books hosted a YA blogger event at their headquarters in Farringdon to celebrate the publication of A.G. Howard's new novel RoseBlood. The event took place on Thursday 12th January and offered the bloggers the opportunity to speak to the author over Skype. 

Author and journalist Anna James baked a cake to celebrate the launch of Katherine Webber’s debut novel Wing Jones (Walker Books) which took place at Porkys in Shoreditch on Thursday 5th January. 

Writer and musician Bob Stanley and novelist Hannah Kohler, joint winners of the 2017 Eccles British Library Writer’s Award, will start their residency at the Eccles Centre this month.