See Will Self in conversation with Owen Hatherley on the third floor of the library at Brunel University at 5pm. on Tuesday. They will be discussing how British ideas of class have changed over the past 20 years, as well as how this has been registered in the built environment. The event is free and open to the public. For further details, go here.
There are still some tickets left to see Will reading from his new novel, Shark, at The Idler Academy, 81 Westbourne Park Road, London W2 5QH on Thursday 6 November, from 7pm. For more details, visit the Idler here.
Will is going to be taking part in a Q&A session at the Guardian on Monday 11 August. For more details and to submit a question, go here.
25 July: Urban Psychosis, An evening with Will Self, Manchester.
12 August: Edinburgh Book Festival, 8pm, Charlotte Square Gardens, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR.
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.
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.
Will Self is going to be in conversation with the novelist Matt Thorne on 21 May at 6pm as part of the Brunel Author Series, where he will be reading from his work and discussing his writing. The event is free, but ticketed. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watch Will Self in a live Intelligence Squared/ITV panel discussion about the role of smartphones in news-gathering, here at 6.45pm on Thursday 8 May. Or watch again below:
Read an edited version of this year’s Richard Hillary memorial lecture, to be given tomorrow at the Gulbenkian theatre, St Cross Building, Oxford, at the Guardian here.
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.