Thursday 31 May 2018, 6.30-8.30pm, Reading Room

Jessie Burton in conversation with Cathy Tyson and interviewed by Sam Baker celebrating the power of reading for this year’s Cityread London. Cityread brings the capital together every May, uniting London over a single book. 2018's book is The Muse by Jessie Burton.

18:30 - Doors open

19:00 to 20:00 - Talk

20:30 - Event ends

This event is open to both members and non-members of The London Library

About Jessie Burton

Jessie Burton is the author of two novels, The Miniaturist (2014), and The Muse (2016), published in 38 languages. Both were Sunday Times no.1 bestsellers, New York Times bestsellers, and Radio 4's Book at Bedtime. The Miniaturist was adapted for BBC One to wide acclaim in December 2017.
As a non-fiction writer, she has written essays for The Wall Street Journal, The Independent, Vogue, Elle, Red, Grazia, Lonely Planet Traveller and The Spectator. Harpers Bazaar US and Stylist have published her short stories.

Jessie's first novel for children, The Restless Girls, will be published in September 2018. Found In Translation, her personal essay on Brexit, will appear in Goodbye Europe, published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in November 2017.

Jessie lives in London and is working on her second novel for children, and her third novel for adults.