Douglas Cowie on Nelson Algren: exclusive film and discussion


Myriad and Waterstones are co-hosting a special evening celebrating the lasting influence  of American author, Nelson Algren, whose passionate affair with French feminist Simone de Beauvoir is the subject of Douglas Cowie’s new novel, Noon in Paris, Eight in Chicago.

Douglas Cowie will be in conversation with Rich Naiff, followed by an exclusive screening of the acclaimed documentary of Algren’s work, ‘Nelson Algren: The End is Nothing, the Road is All’,  featuring Kurt Vonnegut, Studs Terkel and Paul Buhle.

Tickets £15 (£10 concessions) to include wine and a copy of Noon in Paris, Eight in Chicago signed by the author.

Book tickets online at, by telephone on 01273 206017 or by visiting Waterstones Brighton.