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This isn't the Sort of Thing that Happens to You

Running Time Approximately 60 minutes no interval *Please note that this performance is on the Tuesday 22nd May, not on the Sunday 22nd May as is appears in the brochure* This Isn’t The Sort Of Thing That Happens To You: Stories by Jon McGregor Using photos, videos, maps, and a suitcase full of props, writer and travelling salesman Jon McGregor will tell a selection of stories from his new book, This Isn't The Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like You. These delicate, dangerous, and sometimes deeply funny stories tell of things buried and unearthed, of familiar places made strange, and of lives where much is at risk, much is hidden, and tender moments are hard-won. "Jon McGregor is a writer who will make a significant stamp on world literature. In fact, he already has" Colum McCann "McGregor has the ability to give voice to unexplored aspects of our everyday lives" The Times Jon McGregor was placed second in both the 2010 and 2011 BBC National Short Story Awards. His novels include If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things and Even The Dogs. Presented in partnership with the School of English, where Jon is an Honorary Lecturer. Image Credit: Dan Sinclair