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Thu, Feb 01


The Bookshop, East Grinstead

An evening with Annabel Abbs

Annabel Abbs is a bestselling writer of fiction and non-fiction. Her most recent novel 'The Language of Love' combines historical fiction with food. Her new book 'Sleepless' comes out in January.

An evening with Annabel Abbs
An evening with Annabel Abbs

Time & Location

Feb 01, 2024, 7:00 PM

The Bookshop, East Grinstead, 22 High St, East Grinstead RH19 3AW, UK

About the event

 Annabel Abbs is a multi-award winning writer who grew up - and still lives - in Sussex. Her books include 'Why Women Walk' and '52 Ways to Walk'. In what promises to be a wonderful evening we will exploring Annabel's writing life. Why she decided to become a writer, the difference between fiction and non-fiction - and much else beside.   The early reviews for 'Sleepless' (to be published in Jan 2024) are outstanding: 

‘This book asks one of the most beautiful questions a Big Soul can ask herself: What if our insomnia was a wondrous, life-thriving thing? As a reader, we answer it together with weary but deeply fulfilled relief, yes, yes, it is!’  – Sarah Wilson, New York Times bestselling author, This One Wild and Precious Life.

Under her other writing name (Streets), Annabel is also co-founder of  the Age-Well Project. Her books have been translated into 30 languages

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