FROM musical memoirs and sporting greats to bestselling crime fiction and fantasy noir, there’s something for everyone in Penarth's Griffin Books’ November event line-up.

First to step into their virtual bookshop next month is number one bestselling author Victoria Hislop (November 5), who will be talking about her latest novel, One August Night - the long-awaited sequel to her multi-million-copy bestseller, The Island.


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The packed November line-up also features: Cathy Rentzenbrink (November 11) author of Dear Reader - a moving, funny and joyous exploration of how books can change the course of your life; Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason (November 17) - the mother of seven musical prodigies, including the gifted cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason; Liverpool legend and Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher (November 19), who will be in conversation with Geoff Shreeves in an unmissable event for all fans of the beautiful game; and crime fiction royalty Ann Cleeves and David Baldacci (November 24) will be talking about their latest must-read novels before taking questions from the audience.

Griffin Books has also announced that it will host the official online launch events for local authors D.K. Fields (November 12) and Sam Hurcom (November 26).

Events take place via Zoom video call and give attendees the unique opportunity to chat ‘face-to-face’ with their favourite authors from the comfort of their own home.

To view the full event programme and book tickets, visit, or call the shop on 02920 706455.

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