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Philip Pullman

Latest from the RSL

Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University

We are very grateful to Bath Spa University for their generous support of the RSL autumn/winter season of events.


 
Library

Library

Listen to past RSL events, and read selected RSL Review articles. A recent addition includes the audio recording of our event 'Beginning, middle and end'.


 
Dannie Abse

Dannie Abse

Listen to Dannie Abse discussing loss at our 2007 event.


 
Become a Member

Become a Member

Membership of the Royal Society of Literature is open to all. Benefits include free entry to our events and a complimentary subscription to the RSL Review.


 

Forthcoming Events

Nov 2014
Wed
5

Writing about monsters

Richard Davenport-Hines, Lucy Hughes-Hallett

 
Nov 2014
Fri
7

In Berlin

Maxim Leo, Rory MacLean

 
 
Nov 2014
Sat
29

Memory and transformation

William Fiennes

 

Listen Again

Listen Again

The RSL's lectures and discussions are recorded by the British Library. Recordings of our meetings from the past decade are uploaded onto the site. 


 

RSL Review

RSL Review

The Royal Society of Literature publishes a biannual magazine; read more about the RSL Review, including selected articles from past editions


 

Support

Support

The Royal Society of Literature is a registered charity and receives no government funding. Discover how to donate and sponsor the RSL


 

Nov 2014
Wed
5

Writing about monsters

Richard Davenport-Hines, Lucy Hughes-Hallett

 
Nov 2014
Fri
7

In Berlin

Maxim Leo, Rory MacLean

 
 
Nov 2014
Sat
29

Memory and transformation

William Fiennes

 

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