Walthamstow Rock 'n' Roll Book Club are thrilled to welcome Viv Albertine to Waltham Forest to celebrate her work, To Throw Away Unopened.
Songwriter and musician Viv Albertine was the guitarist in cult post punk band The Slits. She was a key player in British counter-culture before her career in TV and film directing. Her first solo album The Vermilion Border was released in 2012, and her memoir, Clothes, Clothes, Clothes, Music, Music, Music, Boys, Boys, Boys was a Sunday Times, Mojo, Rough Trade, and NME Book of the Year in 2014 - (ours too) - as well as being shortlisted for the National Book Awards. To Throw Away Unopened is her most recent book and has also attracted enthusiastic reviews and book of the year nominations.
Viv will be in conversation with broadcaster/journalist Jude Rogers followed by audience questions and book signing.
Walthamstow Rock ‘n’ Roll Book Club, may be one of the borough’s best kept secrets. They have been hosting unique and fascinating events with leading authors and musicians since 2015. Past guests include Paul Morley, Shirley Manson, David Hepworth, Brix Smith, Gina Birch, John Niven, Miranda Sawyer and many, many more!