Novel Events: Barbara Kingsolver and Young Writer of the Year 2018

I will be taking a short break from blogging in December while I sort out moving to my new flat but I have been to two great book events this month to take my mind off some of the stress. Rebecca at Bookish Beck has been on a roll winning free tickets on Twitter recently and after our trip to see Wise Children at the theatre last month, we went to see Barbara Kingsolver in conversation with Samira Ahmed at the Royal Festival Hall in London a couple of weeks ago where we also met up with Laura from our Wellcome Book Prize shadow panel.

I have recently read Kingsolver’s fifth novel ‘Prodigal Summer’ which interweaves the stories of Deanna Wolfe, a biologist who begins a relationship with Eddie Bondo, Lusa Landowski whose husband Cole has recently died, and Garnett Walker who hopes to restore the American chestnut tree from extinction and feuds with his neighbours over pesticides.

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