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The Novels that Shaped our World: A live screeening from the British Library (various venues)

About the event

To mark the 300th anniversary of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, a panel have selected 100 novels that have shaped their world.

Chaired by BBC Radio 2’s Jo Whiley, writers Alexander McCall Smith, Kit de Waal and Juno Dawson along with the broadcaster Mariella Frostrup, editor of the TLS Sigg Abell and Bradford Literature Festival Director Syima Aslam reveal their choices.

This event will be streamed live from the British Library.

Please click on the link under Further Information for availability and booking.

Dates and venues

Further information



Learning and interest Events related to education and careers, as well as learning for fun. Also, talks, guided walks, and events of historical or other interest.

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