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Friday 13 October at 7.30 pm
at Wanstead Library


Under the Sun
Under the Sun
is published in hardback
by Picador at £12.99.

London Borough of Redbridge
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Lottie Moggach
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by Alexander James

Lottie Moggach
Under the Sun

Lottie Moggach has worked as a journalist for 15 years, writing for publications ranging from the Financial Times to Time Out.

“Lottie Moggach’s debut novel, Kiss Me First, a thriller about online identity, was shortlisted for the Guardian first book award. Her second novel, Under the Sun, is an enjoyable slice of summer noir with a wider social perspective. From the prologue, you’d think you were in recognisable territory; then the story opens out into a commentary on the vicissitudes of escapism. Forty-ish Anna lives in southern Spain, an expat haven, at least from the outside. The reality is a bunch of bored, recession-hit Brits desperate to sell up and get out, not that they would admit as much when Skyping their families back home. Anna’s is perhaps the saddest tale of the lot – the man she was building a life with left her suddenly, and the finca (Spanish farmhouse) she poured her life savings into is now falling into disrepair.” – Emma Jane Unsworth in the Guardian.

This event is part of Redbridge Libraries’ Fabula Festival,
supported by Newham Bookshop.

Forthcoming events


Thursday 26 October at 7.30 pm
at The Wanstead Tap

Travis Elborough: The Vinyl Countdown

Wednesday 1 November at 7.30 pm
at The Wanstead Tap

The Gentle Author: East End Vernacular

Thursday 16 November at 7.30 pm
at Conway Hall

Michael Rosen: So They Call You Pisher!

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Friday 24 November at 7.30 pm
at The Wanstead Tap

Lucinda Hawksley
Dickens and Christmas

Tuesday 12 December at 7 pm
at The Wanstead Tap

Robin Ince
The Infinite Monkey Cage
– How to Build a Universe

Past events and news


Lottie Moggach: Under the Sun
Redbridge Libraries’ Fabula Festival

The Potato Show
An evening with John Hegley
Redbridge Libraries’ Fabula Festival

Iain Sinclair: The Last London

Chris Difford: Some Fantastic Place

Donal Ryan and Sarah Winman
in conversation

Mark Thomas: The Liar’s Quartet

Jacqueline Wilson: Wave Me Goodbye

Stuart Heritage and Jonathan Dean
Writing Family

Julian Woodford
The Boss of Bethnal Green

Will Ashon: Strange Labyrinth

Dave Randall: Sound System
The Political Power of Music

Peter Walker: Bike Nation
How Cycling Can Save the World

Eugenia Cheng: Beyond Infinity

Jake Arnott: The Fatal Tree

Michael Rosen
The Disappearance of Émile Zola

Fundraising event for
refugee charity Care4Calais
Poetry and prose readings with
Julie Christie, Niall Buggy,
David Calder, Andy de la Tour
and Susan Wooldridge

Book signing on publication day
Nadiya Hussain
The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters

Shami Chakrabarti discusses
the importance of libraries
Inaugural annual Lantern Lecture