Thursday 20 January, 7pm

Novelist, screenwriter and journalist Andrew O’Hagan discussed the cross-currents between biography and fiction.

Polish Hearth Club, 55 Exhibition Road, London SW7.

 

Tuesday 15 February, 12.30pm

Diana Athill in conversation with Nicola Beauman.

St Stephen’s Club, 34 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1.

 

Thursday 24 February, 6.30pm

Panel discussion: ‘What Publishers Are Looking For’, chaired by Nicholas Clee, with Heather McCallum (Yale), Paul Sidey (Hutchinson), John Blake (John Blake Publishing) and Alan Samson (Orion).

Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1.

 

Wednesday 2 March, 7pm

Tom Bower on his latest biography, No Angel: The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone.

St Stephen’s Club, 34 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1.

 

Wednesday 13 April, 6.30pm

Best-selling ghostwriter Andrew Crofts and Carole Tonkinson of Harper Non-Fiction debated the merits of the misery memoir.

Polish Hearth Club, 55 Exhibition Road, London SW7.

 

Thursday 26 May, 12.30pm

John Julius Norwich talked about his latest book, The Popes: A History.

St Stephen’s Club, 34 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1.

 

Friday 10 June, 1pm

Picnic and discussion with Rudyard Kipling biographer Andrew Lycett at Kipling’s East Sussex home.

Bateman’s, Burwash, East Sussex, TN19 7DS.

 

Tuseday 5 July, 6.30pm

Summer Party

Polish Health Club, 55 Exhibition Road, London SW7.

 

Tuesday 6 September, 6.30pm

A panel of distinguished literary agents explained ‘What Agents Are Looking For’. Chaired by Nicholas Clee, with Carole Blake (Blake Friedmann Literary Agency), Simon Trewin (United Authors) and Gordon Wise (Curtis Brown).

Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1.

 

Thursday 22 September, 6.30pm

Anne Sebba discussed her latest biography, That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor.

 Savile Club, 69 Brook Street, London W1.

 

Tuesday 25 October, 6.30pm

2011 Prize Dinner. Our guest speaker was Victoria Glendinning. The prize winners were: Selina Hastings (Lifetime Services to Biography Award), Matthew Hollis (HW Fisher Best First Biography Prize) and Jane Gordon-Cumming (Tony Lothian Prize).

Oriental Club, Stratford Place, London W1.

 

Monday 5 December, 6.30pm

Christmas party.

Café Rouge, Kensington Church Street, London W8.