Once again it's time for the annual Bookshop Barnie Battle for the Best Book in the World.
Come and enjoy the New Year atmosphere, good company, great books and the debate itself as seven brave souls argue for 'the most important book in the world'. Each has just two and a half minutes to present their argument.
This year's contestants include:
Jonathan Beckman, Senior Editor of Literary Review on The Babylonian Talmud
Rob Killick, Director of Clerkswell Ltd on Philip Roth's American Pastoral
Pamela Dow, Director of Strategy, Ministry of Justice on Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre
Patrik Schumacher, Director of Zaha Hadid Architects on Ludwig von Mises' Human Action
Simon Clark, Director of Forest on Enid Blyton's Mr. Galliano's Circus
Dr Gillian Dow, Director of Chawton House Library on Jane Austen's Emma
Louis Savy, Direcor of Sci-Fi London Film Festival on Frankenstein
Hosted by Austin Williams, director of the Future Cities Project.
The debate will commence at 6:30pm, but join us for a drink from 6pm.
Venue: The Auditorium at Foyles, Level 6, 107 Charing Cross Road
Tickets: Free, but reservation is necessary as space is limited. Just RSVP to email@example.com to book your place.