Rick Gekoski, ‘Guarded by Dragons’
Acclaimed writer and bookman Rick Gekoski presents a talk about his new book Guarded by Dragons (2021). Rick studied under John Bayley in Oxford and, after an academic career, moved into the rare book trade. Over the past forty years he worked with Graham Greene, became friends with William Golding, played table tennis with Salman Rushdie and worked with the numerous literary estates selling the work of Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes, George Eliot, Vladimir Nabokov and many more.
This is a rare chance to hear Rick discuss his career and his first UK appearance to promote the book.
7:15-8:30 p.m. Free and open to all.
Cloisters, University of Chichester
College Lane, West Sussex PO19 6PE
Mon 9 May