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Louise Doughty’s latest novel, Platform Seven, was published by Faber & Faber UK on 22nd August 2019.

Platform Seven

UK tour 2019

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

FRIDAY 30TH AUGUST
Suffolk, 5pm
Primadonna Festival
primadonnafestival.com

SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER
Norwich, 2-3pm
Noirwich
noirwich.co.uk

WEDNESDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER
Chorleywood,7.4Spm
Chorleywood Memorial Hall
chilternbookshops.co.uk

THURSDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER
Ely,7.30pm
Toppings Ely
topping books.co.uk

SATURDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER
Appledore, 3pm
Appledore Book Festival
appledorebookfestival.co.uk

MONDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER
Hillingdon,7.30pm
Culture Bites Festival
hiIIingdontheatres.uk

THURSDAY 3RD OCTOBER
Bath, 7.4Spm
Toppings Bath
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SATURDAY 5TH OCTOBER
Durham, 12pm
Durham Book Festival
durhambookfestival.com

SUNDAY 6TH OCTOBER
Cheltenham, 6.30pm
Cheltenham Book Festival
cheltenhamfestivals.com

MONDAY 7TH OCTOBER
Wimbledon,7pm
Wimbledon Book Festival
wimbledonbookfest.org

FRIDAY 11TH OCTOBER
Isle of Wight, 3.10pm
Isle of Wight Literary Festival
isleofwightliteraryfestival.com

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
offtheshelf.org.uk

TUESDAY 22ND OCTOBER
London, 7.4Spm
South bank London Literature Festival
southbankcentre.co.uk

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
gliterarylunches.com

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

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

Her previous novel, Apple Tree Yard, was published in hardback by Faber & Faber UK in June 2013 and paperback in Jan 2014. It was shortlisted for the CWA Steel Dagger and a National Book Award, nominated for The Guardian newspaper’s Not The Booker longlist and featured as a Book of the Year in The Guardian, an ibook Ten Top books by British authors, a Kobo Highlight of 2013 and as a Top Ten Fiction of the Year from Foyles.  The paperback was selected as a Richard & Judy Book Club choice for Spring 2014 and was a Top Ten Bestseller in the UK Sunday Times Bestseller List and in Ireland.  An unabridged audio book version, read by Juliet Stevenson, was an Audible No.1 bestseller. Rights have been sold in 30 territories worldwide.

Apple Tree Yard has been filmed as a four-part television series by Kudos Productions for the BBC and was broadcast on BBC1 in January 2017.  Emily Watson, Ben Chaplin and Mark Bonnar star in the lead roles.  Watch the trailer here.

Recent profiles and interviews:

Louise Doughty’s interview with BBC World Service Newshour here

BBC Radio 4 Today programme: here

BBC News Meet the Author interview with James Naughtie: here

The Observer’s Meet the Author interview with Louise Doughty here.

Louise Doughty’s Guardian feature about Indonesian literature here.

A podcast interview with Neil Denny for Little Atoms here.

A podcast interview with Donna Freed for Radio Gorgeous here.

An interview with Louise Doughty on the Faber & Faber website here.

A profile of Louise Doughty by Helen Brown in the Daily Telegraph here.

A profile of Louise Doughty by Arifa Akbar in The Independent here.

An interview with Mariella Frostrup on BBC Radio 4’s Open Book here

Louise Doughty’s feature about courtroom dramas for The Guardian Review here