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The best of the Baileys Prize Book Bar 2017


If you didn’t manage to join us for this year’s Baileys Prize Book Bar at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road, don’t worry! We’ve got the edited highlights for you…

Mon 17 April, 2017

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Friday Finale at the Baileys Prize Book Bar


Last night we brought this week’s brilliant Baileys Prize Book Bar to a close in style with an evening of two parts. First up, Lisa McInerney, winner of the 2016…

Sat 8 April, 2017

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Comedy Queens at the Baileys Prize Book Bar


Last night, the Baileys Prize Book Bar played host to an array of brilliantly funny women, including comic, author and 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction judge Sara…

Wed 5 April, 2017

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Thriller Queens at the Book Bar


Last night at the Book Bar, four internationally bestselling crime writers took to the stage at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road in front of a packed out crowd to discuss…

Tue 4 April, 2017

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Lunchtime shortlist readings at the Book Bar


This lunchtime we’re taking over Waterstones Tottenham Court Road for the Baileys Prize Book Bar shortlist readings! If you can’t join us in person, scroll down for exclusive…

Tue 4 April, 2017

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A Q&A with Ayobami Adebayo


We caught up with brilliant Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction nominated author Ayobami Adebayo, who made this year’s shortlist with her debut Stay With Me. Read on to find…

Mon 3 April, 2017

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A Q&A with Rose Tremain


We caught up with the brilliant Rose Tremain, this year longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for The Gustav Sonata. Read on to find out why…

Mon 3 April, 2017

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A Q&A with Gwendoline Riley


We caught up with Gwendoline Riley, this year shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for First Love. Read on to find out how First Love was born of…

Sun 2 April, 2017

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A Q&A with Linda Grant


The brilliant 2000 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner Linda Grant has been longlisted for this year’s Prize for The Dark Circle. Read on to learn about Linda’s…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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A Q&A with Yewande Omotoso


Brilliant author Yewande Omotoso has been longlisted for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for The Woman Next Door. Read on to learn how to write a character…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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A Q&A with Heather O’Neill


Brilliant author Heather O’Neill has been longlisted for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for The Lonely Hearts Hotel. Read on to learn about why Heather loves a…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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A Q&A with Madeleine Thein


The brilliant Madeleine Thein has been longlisted for the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for Do Not Say We Have Nothing. We caught up with Madeleine to…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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