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Live-streamed Talk: Alan Hollinghurst


[ Online Talk )

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Join our fascinating in conversation with the Booker prize-winning author Alan Hollinghurst and Director of Pallant House Gallery, Simon Martin. Join us online live or watch back at a later date.

Alan Hollinghurst is best known for his novels The Swimming-Pool Library (1988) and the Booker-prize winning The Line of Beauty (2004). He has also written the introduction to our exhibition monograph, Glyn Philpot: Flesh and Spirit. In this in-conversation event they will be discussing Hollinghurst’s books and exploring the shared themes of his works and Philpot’s paintings – themes of sexuality and identity.

Tickets to the talk cost £6 and you can watch the recording back afterwards.


Alan Hollinghurst is an English novelist, poet, short story writer, and translator. He is the recipient of numerous awards for writing, including the 1989 Somerset Maugham Award, the 1994 James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the 2004 Booker Prize.