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Come and meet some of the world’s most famous writers, photographers and publishers during a Stanfords event. We present an array of travel lectures and book signings at our London and Bristol stores, giving visitors the opportunity to discuss new books and have their copy signed by the author.

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  • Date: 12/03/2018
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: London Store

    Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of WallsAn Evening with Tim Marshall

    Stanfords welcomes Tim Marshall as he talks about his new book Divided.
    Informed by 30 years commenting on world affairs, Tim Marshall’s illuminating explanations of global politics made Prisoners of Geography an international bestseller. In Divided he brings that wealth of experience and insight to explain what has divided us, past and present, showing how it informs much of what is going on in the world today.

  • Date: 17/04/2018
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of WallsAn Evening with Tim Marshall

    Join us at Stanfords as Tim Marshall talks about his new book Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls.
    Informed by 30 years commenting on world affairs, Tim Marshall's illuminating explanations of global politics made his previous book Prisoners of Geography an international bestseller. In his new book, he brings that wealth of experience and insight to explain what has divided us, past and present, showing how it informs much of what is going on in the world today.

  • Date: 09/11/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: London Store

    11 Explorations into Life on EarthAn Evening with Helen Scales

    Join us at Stanfords as Helen Scales talks about her new book 11 Explorations into Life on Earth.
    Helen will be talking about interviewing lecturers including David Attenborough and Richard Dawkins, accessing the RI's amazing archives and finding out about the most unusual creatures - from jaguars and sloths to chimps and knife-fish - who have been introduced to spellbound young audiences. She'll also spill behind-the-scenes secrets about the most amazing experiments, badly-behaved animal co-stars and nervous lecturers.

  • Date: 08/03/2018
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    The Wood: The Life and Times of Cockshutt WoodAn Evening with John Lewis-Stempel

    Hear the award-winning and bestselling author of Meadowland and The Running Hare talk about his new book The Wood.
    This is the story of a wood - both its natural daily life and its historical times. Cockshutt is a particular wood - three and half acres of mixed woodland in south west Herefordshire - but it stands as exemplar for all the small woods of England.

  • Date: 28/09/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: London Store

    Affluence Without Abundance with James Suzman

    Join us at Stanfords as James Suzman discusses his new book Affluence Without Abundance.
    Anthropologist James Suzman vividly brings to life a proud and private people, introducing unforgettable members of their tribe, and telling the story of the collision between the modern global economy and the oldest hunting and gathering society on earth.

  • Date: 15/05/2018
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    Beyond BristolAn Evening with Robin Tetlow

    In conjunction with Bristol Walk Fest 2018, join local author Robin Tetlow in store as he walks you through his book Beyond Bristol. Condensed from 30 years’ of exploring, Beyond Bristol comprises 24 walks in the author’s most-loved landscapes of the West Country.

  • Date: 20/06/2018
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    The CrosswayAn Evening with Guy Stagg

    Guy Stagg travelled 5,500km on foot from Canterbury to Jerusalem, through ten countries and over ten months in a meditative, secular pilgrimage; a search for meaning and the author's attempt to walk his way back to health and stability.

  • Date: 03/05/2018
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    Wild Guide WalesAn Evening with Daniel Start

    In conjunction with Bristol Walk Fest, award winning travel writer and photographer Daniel Start will be giving an illustrated talk about his new book Wild Guide Wales, the latest addition to the popular Wild Guide series.

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