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Talk Joanne Harris: Food in Fiction

Joanne Harris: Food in Fiction

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Key facts

Genre: Talk with live subtitling

Author: Joanne Harris

Synopsis

How do you write about the sensuality of food in fiction?

How do you write about the sensuality of food in fiction? Author of Chocolat Joanne Harris reflects on her work and the place of food in her novels, including her new book, The Strawberry Thief, the compelling and long-awaited new Chocolat novel, published 20 years after the original bestseller.

Joanne Harris is an Anglo-French writer, whose books include 14 novels, two cookbooks and many short stories. Her work is extremely diverse, covering aspects of magic realism, suspense, historical fiction, mythology and fantasy. In 2000, her 1999 novel Chocolat was adapted for the screen, starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. Chocolat has sold over a million copies in the UK alone and was a global bestseller. She is an Honorary Fellow of St Catherine’s College, Cambridge, and was awarded an MBE.

This event will have live subtitles by Stagetext working with MyClearText.

Food Season supported by KitchenAid

 

Event details

Mon 15 Apr 2019, 7:00pm

Live subtitling by Stagetext

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Venue details

British Library
Knowledge Centre
London
The Arts Council
The Arts Council
The Arts Council