Thirty-six authors head for Waterstones Piccadilly

Thirty-six authors head for Waterstones Piccadilly

Authors David Mitchell, Michel Faber and Malorie Blackman are among a total of 36 writers who will be socializing with customers at a Waterstones Christmas shopping event in London tonight (26th November).

The Waterstones Piccadilly “Christmas Shopping Extravaganza” from 6pm – 10pm tonight, will inviting members of the public to buy presents for Christmas, with authors on hand to sign books.

The evening is an open event and free of charge.

A Waterstones spokesperson said the event promised to be "even better than in years before."

Charlie Higson, David Kynaston, Ben Okri, Holly Smale, Ned Boulting and Quentin Blake will also be among the authors attending, with free food and drink, including mince pies and mulled wine, on offer, and music from The Bookshop Band.