15 December 7pm: Matt Haig on The Humans

We’re very, very excited to present Matt Haig on his sad, funny, brilliant novel The Humans and its new companion compendium Humans: An A-Z. The Humans is about love and alienation and actual aliens and Matt Haig is a very wise…

3 December 7pm: Philosophers in the Library presents Shlomo Sand

Israeli historian Shlomo Sand will be joining us to discuss his acclaimed new autobiographical essay on Jewish identity, How I Stopped Being a Jew. Shlomo Sand studied History at the University of Tel Aviv and at the École des Hautes Etudes…

1 December 7pm: Launch of In the Heat of Shadows

We’d love you to join us for the book launch of In the Heat of Shadows: South African Poetry 1996-2013, an evening celebrating the language and rhythms of South Africa. The anthology, edited by Denis Hirson, includes work by many…

Necessary Goodbyes by Rose Alana Frith

Moments fall around us. People pass in anonymous congregations. We sit, apart, strangers to it all and observe the fragile architecture of life and love and living. We are not yet the finished versions of ourselves, which we are forever…