Waterstone’s Classics: A Chance to Dip into Literature on your Lunch Hour

Waterstone’s Liverpool One organizes a series of free talks by academics from the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University and Edge Hill University on Wednesdays from 1-2 pm. It’s a great chance to dip into a work you’ve always been curious about or to learn more about a novel or book you’ve always enjoyed (and to meet a few of the Continuing Education Lecturers who are participating).Waterstones

Wednesday 15th May: Dr Greg Lynall (University of Liverpool) on Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels.

Tuesday 21st May: Lee Rooney (University of Liverpool) on Cormac McCarthy’s The Road.

Wednesday 29th May: Dr Danny O’Connor (University of Liverpool) on T.S. Eliot’s The Wasteland.

Thursday 6th June: Dr Ben Brabon (Edge Hill University) on Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

Tuesday 11th June: Maria Shmygol (University of Liverpool) on Solzhenitsyn’s One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich.

Wednesday 19th June: Dr Matthew Bradley (University of Liverpool) on Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Wednesday 26th June: Dr Chris Pak (University of Liverpool) on Stanislaw Lem.

Wednesday 3rd July: Steve Powell (University of Liverpool) on John Le Carre’s Smiley Trilogy.

Wednesday 10th July: Dr Diana Powell (University of Liverpool) on Walter Scott’s The Bride of Lammermoor.

Tuesday 16th July: Andy Sawyer (University of Liverpool) on the work of Saki (H.H. Monroe).

Monday 22nd July: Dr David Hering (University of Liverpool) on David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King. 

The talks are given in the Illy Cafe on the first floor.

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