Louise Doughty is the author of nine novels, including the recently published Platform Seven.  She has also written one work of non-fiction and five plays for radio.

PLATFORM SEVEN was released by Faber & Faber UK on 22nd August 2019, order here.

Download a free sample of PLATFORM SEVEN here.

More details about PLATFORM SEVEN here.

 

Her most recent paperback, Black Water, is out now from Faber & Faber UK and Farrar Straus & Giroux in the US, where it was nominated as one of the New York Times Book Review Top 100 Notable Books of 2016.

Her previous book was the number one bestseller Apple Tree Yard.  First published in 2013, it has sold over half a million copies in the UK alone and has been translated in thirty territories worldwide.  A four-part TV adaptation with Emily Watson in the lead role was broadcast on Sunday nights on BBC1 in January 2017.  It received widespread critical acclaim and consolidated viewing figures of 7million per episode, making it the most-viewed new BBC drama since The Night Manager.  ‘As with the bestselling novel by Louise Doughty on which it’s based, once you start this, you can’t stop.’ The Times

apple tree yardDoughty’s sixth novel, Whatever You Love, was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. She has also won awards for radio drama and short stories, along with publishing one work of non-fiction, A Novel in a Year, based on her popular newspaper column. She is a critic and cultural commentator for UK and international newspapers and broadcasts regularly for the BBC and has been the judge for many prizes and awards including the Man Booker Prize and the Costa Novel Award.  She lives in London.

Follow Louise Doughty on Twitter: @doughtylouise

Platform Seven

UK tour 2019

SUNDAY 11 AUGUST
Edinburgh, 1.4Spm
Edinburgh Book Festival
edbookfest.co.uk

FRIDAY 30TH AUGUST
Suffolk, 5pm
Primadonna Festival
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SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER
Norwich, 2-3pm
Noirwich
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WEDNESDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER
Chorleywood,7.4Spm
Chorleywood Memorial Hall
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THURSDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER
Ely,7.30pm
Toppings Ely
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SATURDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER
Appledore, 3pm
Appledore Book Festival
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MONDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER
Hillingdon,7.30pm
Culture Bites Festival
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THURSDAY 3RD OCTOBER
Bath, 7.4Spm
Toppings Bath
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SATURDAY 5TH OCTOBER
Durham, 12pm
Durham Book Festival
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SUNDAY 6TH OCTOBER
Cheltenham, 6.30pm
Cheltenham Book Festival
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MONDAY 7TH OCTOBER
Wimbledon,7pm
Wimbledon Book Festival
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FRIDAY 11TH OCTOBER
Isle of Wight, 3.10pm
Isle of Wight Literary Festival
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THURSDAY 17TH OCTOBER
Kentish Town London, 6.30pm
The Owl Bookshop
owlbookshop.co.uk

SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER
Sheffield, 2pm
Off the Shelf Festival of Words
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TUESDAY 22ND OCTOBER
London, 7.4Spm
South bank London Literature Festival
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SATURDAY 2ND NOVEMBER
Calderdale, time TBC
todmordenbookfestival.co.uk

SUNDAY 10TH NOVEMBER
Dulwich, 4.30pm
Dulwich Literary Festival
dulwichliteraryfestival.co.uk

THURSDAY 14TH NOVEMBER
Leeds, 11.4Sam
Gliterary Lunch
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SUNDAY 17TH NOVEMBER
Canary Wharf,
1pm Ideas Store
ideastore.co.uk

SATURDAY 30TH NOVEMBER
Cambridge, 2.30 pm
Cambridge Literary Festival
cambridgeliteraryfestival.com

For full information, please visit festival websites