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The Liverpool Literary Lecture
Fri 28 October 2016, 18:00 – 19:00 BST
The Liverpool Literary Lecture: Ali Smith - Why the Words Public and Library Belong Together
Ali Smith CBE delivers the Festival’s opening lecture on the topic of public libraries and literature.
Ali Smith is a writer of novels, short stories, plays and criticism. Her latest novel How to be Both was shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize and the Folio Prize, and won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, Goldsmiths Prize and the Costa Novel Award.