Event: Changing Liverpool
THURSDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2009, 7.30-9pm - the Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX
Liverpool's appearance has gone through many dramatic changes. Environmentalist Paul Kingsnorth and journalist/novelist Anthony Quinn discuss their work, which explores these changes in very different ways.
Liverpool-born Anthony Quinn is the Independent's film critic. His first novel The Rescue Man, set in 1939, centres on the lonely Tom Baines, who avoids the looming crisis by submerging himself in Liverpool's glorious architectural past. Quinn will discuss his novel and the changes wrought on Liverpool's city centre.
Paul Kingsnorth, writer and former deputy editor of The Ecologist, examines the changing nature of England's urban spaces, including Liverpool's Paradise Project, in his book Real England: The Battle of the Bland.
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