Damian Barr's Literary Salon
Where the world’s best writers share new books and reveal their own personal stories. It’s where readers and writers meet through special live events and online content including revealing interviews, must-listen podcasts & brand-new stories.
Want to hear Maggie O’Farrell read from Hamnet for the first time? Find out why Garth Greenwell never names his narrator? Stand at the Door of No Return with Yaa Gyasi? You’re in the right place. Since our first event at Shoreditch House in 2008 we’ve popped up across London and around the world, celebrating a joyful mix of established and emerging writers premiering new books at our live Salons and across our lively social platforms.
We offer a range of online literary content including Salon LIVE Online events with bestselling authors in conversation with Damian; Salon On-Demand that gives you access to past events; our podcast featuring author readings for just released books; and much more bookish content across all of our social platforms.
Find out more about us on our website and for a sample of our Salon events check out our YouTube channel.