Author Sungju Lee (centre) attended the Southbank Centre’s Young Adult Literature Weekender with Brenda Marsh, managing director Abrams & Chronicle Books (left), and Sally Oliphant, head of Publicity and Marketing at Abrams & Chronicle Books, to promote his memoir Every Falling Star (Amulet Books) on Sunday 16th October.
On Monday 17th October, rock star Bruce Springsteen (left) was in conversation with Antoine de Caunes to promote his autobiography, Born to Run (Simon & Schuster), at the ICA on London’s The Mall. Credit: Doug Peters/PA Wire
At Waterstones Bath, YouTuber Lucy Sutcliffe (left) was promoting her book Girl Hearts Girl (Scholastic) and Krystal Sutherland (right) was promoting her debut novel Our Chemical Hearts (Hot Key Books) in a conversation hosted by BookTrust’s Katherine Webber, whose debut book Wing Jones will be published by Walker Books in January 2017. Credit: Philip Field
Crime writer Martina Cole officially opened Foyles Chelmsford on Saturday 15th October. Credit: Mark Sepple
Totnes Children’s Book Festival took place on 15th and 16th October at at the Royal Seven Stars Hotel in Totnes, with Nick Sharratt among the authors and illustrators who appeared. Credit: Richard Allman
Waterstones Piccadilly hosted the launch of Vivienne Westwood’s diaries Get a Life! (Serpent’s Tail) at St James’s Church on Friday 14th October, which was attended by guests including Pamela Anderson, Lily Cole and Jodie Kidd.
BBC’s Love to Read new tranche of programmes was announced at a reception at Cheltenham Literature Festival with a reading from Val McDermid, in which she highlighted the book that got her into reading – Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.
For the launch of the first book in the Daddy Do My Hair? series by Tola Okogwu, Beth's Twists (Florence Elizabeth Publishing), fathers were invited to a hair demonstration at Discover - Children's Story Centre in London on Saturday 15t October, where they had the chance to try out products and techniques on their own daughters' hair.
At launch party for Natasha MacAller’s Spice Health Heroes (Jacqui Small), held at Ham Yard Hotel in London on Monday 17th October, she was joined by fellow chefs, Peter Gordon and John Gregory Smith, whose recipes also feature in her book.