Addicted To The Game
A sports writing salon with Simon Barnes and Emma John
Thursday 16th June
Join Simon Barnes and Emma John as they talk about their new books Losing It and Following On, and unearth exactly why sport obsesses us like nothing else.
Simon Barnes is a multi-award-winning writer with more than 20 books to his name, including The Meaning of Sport and How to be a Bad Birdwatcher. He was the chief sports writer of The Times until 2014, and has written sports columns for GQ and Spectator amongst many others. He now writes a weekly coloumn for The Sunday Times Magazine.
Emma John is deputy editor of the Observer Magazine and hosts the Guardian’s sports chat show The Cricket Pitch. A former deputy editor of both Observer Sport Monthly and The Wisden Cricketer, she writes regularly on sport for the Observer and the Guardian, and was the first woman to win a Sports Journalism Award.Following On is her first book.
Date: Thursday 16th June
Time: Drinks from 6pm and talk from 6:30pm to 7.30pm
Place: Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP
Tickets: £10 general admission; £6 students