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Annual Lecture with Jeanette Winterson: Reading the Future

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The John Rylands Library

150 Deansgate

Manchester

M3 3EH

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The John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture 2018

Reading the Future: books, power, people, robots, and Dante

In this year's annual lecture, acclaimed author and Professor of New Writing at the Centre for New Writing, Jeanette Winterson, will discuss the history and importance of the John Rylands Library, its construction and collections. Through an examination of the social and political history of the Library, Winterson will focus on the importance of libraries in Manchester, which has recently been awarded UNESCO City of Literature status.

There will be a wine reception at 5.30pm and the lecture will begin at 6.15pm.


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