20 – 29 May

Events
2018

Kit de Waal in Conversation

Date
Saturday, 26 May
Time
6:00PM
Venue
Smock Alley Theatre
Price
€12 / €10

Kit de Waal’s debut My Name Is Leon, a heartrending story of a child’s desire to keep his fractured family together in early 1980s Britain, took the book world by storm in 2016. It was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and won the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award 2017. Set in Birmingham in 1972, The Trick to Time, her beautiful and honest new tale of grief, longing and love, asks: if you lost the love of your life, what would you do to live again? In conversation with Martin Doyle, Books Editor,The Irish Times.