Tring Book Festival

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Date:April 3, 2024 Cost:£12 - £25
Tring Book Festival

Where

Venue: High Street Baptist Church
Address: 89 High Street, Tring, HP23 4AB
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When

Time: April 3, 2024, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Who

Public
This event is open to the public.

What

Cost: £12 - £25
Event Type: Author Talk
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Why

Alan Johnson was a Labour MP for 20 years before retiring ahead of the 2017 general election. He served in five cabinet positions in the Tony Blair and Gordon Brown Governments. Join the former postman as he tells us about his life, is political career, his writing including his latest book Death on the Thames.
This is an in-person event in Tring and can be watched in the venue or watched from a live virtual stream wherever you are.
Choose Venue or Virtual tickets, with or without the book. Books including his other titles will be available on the night and he will be doing a book signing.

Alan Johnson’s childhood memoir This Boy was published in 2013. It won the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, and the Orwell Prize, Britain’s top political writing award.

His second volume of memoirs, Please Mr Postman won the National Book Club award for Best Biography. The final book in his memoir trilogy, The Long and Winding Road, won the Parliamentary Book Award for Best Memoir. Alan was a Labour MP for 20 years before retiring ahead of the 2017 general election. He served in five cabinet positions in the Governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown including Education Secretary, Health Secretary and Home Secretary. He and his wife Carolyn live in East Yorkshire.