Shark events and autumn/winter appearances

25 July: Urban Psychosis, An evening with Will Self, Manchester.

12 August: Edinburgh Book Festival, 8pm, Charlotte Square Gardens, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR.

9 September: City Books, 7pm, Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5EG. Tickets £8 available from Ropetackle or City Books.

10 September: Topping and Company Booksellers, The Paragon, Bath, Somerset BA1 5LS.

11 September: LRB bookshop, 7pm.

16 September: Desert Island Flicks, Arnolfini, Bristol.

17-19 September: Annual Conference and Social Housing Exhibition, ICC, Birmingham.

22 September: 5×15 at the Tabernacle, Notting Hill, London. Sold out.

23 September: Wakefield Lit Fest, 7.30pm, Unity Hall, Wakefield.

On architecture

Will Self is going to be exploring the theme of capital in relation to new architecture in the city, in a lecture entitled When Liquid turns to Solid: the Spatialisation of Capital Flows in 21st Century London at Kings Place next Monday. This will be followed by a conversation with Andy Beckett and a Q&A.

For more details and tickets, go here.

Or read Will’s associated article here at the Guardian.

Autumn events, and 10-day US and Canada tour

Friday 20 September, 6.15pm: Barbican, as part of Urban Wandering season: Screening of Estates and a panel discussion afterwards with Lynsey Hanley et al, barbican.org.uk.

Friday 27 September, 7pm: Portobello Pop-Up cinema under the Westway at Ladbroke Grove, screening of London Babylon followed by conversation with the director, Julien Temple.

Wednesday 2 October, 6.15pm: Barbican, as part of Urban Wandering season, in conversation with “place-hacker” Bradley L Garrett – Shard climber – et al, barbican.org.uk.

Saturday 5 October, 2.30pm: Snape Maltings, Flipside festival, in conversation with Brazilian writer Bernardo Carvalho.