On the Road in America!
I always dreamt of being in a band that did a US tour – but never got beyond pub gigs in London. But A History of Britain in 36 Postage Stamps is published in the States this autumn, and my fab US publishers Picador have asked me to do a tour to promote it. So here we go…
Tuesday 22nd Oct. Strand Books, New York City, at 7pm www.strandbooks.com
Wednesday 23rd Oct. Harvard Bookstore, Boston, at 7pm www.harvard.com
Thursday 24th Oct. Politics & Prose, Washington DC, at 7pm www.politics-prose.com
Friday 25th Oct. Eleventh annual Maynard Sundman Lecture, National Postal Museum, Washington DC, at 12pm www.postalmuseum.si.edu
Monday 28th Oct. Books & Books, Miami, at 6:30pm www.booksandbooks.com
Wednesday 31st Oct. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, at 6:30pm www.mfah.org
I have not asked any of the venues to provide 40 bowls of M and Ms with all the red ones taken out, and I promise not to throw any TV sets out of motel windows. Instead, it’s just going to be great fun. If you’re in one of those cities on one of those days – come along. Bring your collection if you like, and tell me its story. I’d love to meet you.