Helen Fielding and David Sedaris in conversation

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British Library, 96 Euston Road, St. Pancras, London
Tel:
0330 333 1144

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
7th March 2019
7 PM to 8.30 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£20, from bl.uk

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Author Nina Stibbe will be hosting a conversation between two celebrated diarists: Helen Fielding and David Sedaris.

They'll be wondering why they keep a journal in the first place, who it's really for, and whether there's any creative potential in writing it.

Helen Fielding is best-known as the creator of Bridget Jones, which originally started out as a column in The Independent before turning into a blockbuster Hollywood movie.

David Sedaris is one of America's most famous humourists, but is probably best-known in the UK for his BBC Radio 4 show Meet David Sedaris.

The show will also contain some contributions from three other diarists: Samantha Baker, Patti Keane and Kev Sutherland.

 

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