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Kate Atkinson has 3 upcoming events.

Oct
15
Fiction Reading Group
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - 86th & Lexington, Wednesday, October 15 at 7pm
Book Group

Join our long running fiction reading group for a discussion on Life After Life by Kate Atkinson. Please read the book first. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Aug
29
Milner Book Club
Location: Board Room, 3rd Floor

Join fellow readers the last Friday of every month, 12 noon, for our lively discussion about books, movies, culture, current events and anything else that pops up for discussion. Lots of fun and everyone welcome.

For the August 29th meeting, we’re first looking at Kate Atkinson’s novel Started Early, Took My Dog, then onto a rare graphic pick, Marjane Satrapi’s critically-acclaimed Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood.

For free reading copies and more information, please call Diego at 780-496-7000 or send an e-mail to: dibarra@epl.ca (DiegoIbarra)
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Aug
26
Arcadia Book Club Meeting
Arcadia Books, Tuesday, August 26 at 7pm
Arcadia Book Club meets for discussion of Case Histories by Kate Atkinson. Everyone welcome!

Location: Street: 102 E Jefferson St Additional: City: Spring Green, Province: Wisconsin Postal Code: 53588 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)

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She was born in York, and studied English Literature at the University of Dundee, gaining her Masters Degree in 1974. During her final year of this course, she was married for the first time. The marriage lasted only two years, but produced Atkinson's first daughter, Eve, who was born in 1975. She subsequently studied for a doctorate in American Literature which she failed at the viva stage. After leaving university, she took on a variety of miscellaneous jobs from home help to legal secretary and teacher. She lived in Whitby, Yorkshire for a time, but now lives in Edinburgh.
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