Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Allie Esiri (centre), editor of A Poem for Every Night of the Year (Macmillan Children’s Books), was joined by stars of the stage (left-right) Samuel West, Hattie Morahan, Kate Duchene and Giles Terera at an event at the National Theatre in London on Friday 25th November, where they read from the anthology.


Actress Helena Bonham Carter was among the attendees of the A Poem for Every Night of the Year event.


Writer and illustrator Kasia Matyjaszek (centre) launched her book I Am A Very Clever Cat (Templar Books) at Edinburgh Bookshop on 17th November with support from bookseller Cat Anderson (left) and bookshop owner Marie Moser.


Waterstones Trafalgar Square hosted the launch of The Last Poets by Christine Otten (second left), published by World Editions, on Friday 25th November. The event featured members of spoken word group The Last Poets: (left-right) Abiodun Oyewole, Umar Bin Hassan and percussionist Baba Donn Babatunde. Picture: © Holly Holden


Chorleywood Bookshop’s Sheryl Shurville welcomed wine expert Oz Clarke on Wednesday 16th November for an evening of wine and history.


Vivian Hunt (right), managing partner of UK and Ireland at McKinsey & Company, presented Sebastian Mallaby with the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2016 and Nora Rosendahl with the Bracken Bower Prize 2016 at a ceremony at the National Gallery in London on Tuesday 22nd November.


Chris Graham and and author Wendy Holden visited Chorleywood Bookshop on Tuesday 22nd November to discuss and sign copies of their book Five Minutes of Amazing (Sphere), written with Chris’ wife Vicky.


Author Maz Evans (centre) delivered early editions of her debut Who Let the Gods Out to children’s booksellers across London on Monday 21st November along with themed chocolates and gold laurel wreaths. She is pictured with Chicken House’s Jasmine Bartlett (left) and Waterstones Piccadilly bookseller Kate.