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Fiction Uncovered Opens Pop-up Shop on London’s Book Barge

By Alex Mutter

LONDON: The second edition of Fiction Uncovered, the annual promotion dedicated to the best contemporary British Fiction, will launch on Saturday, September 22 with the opening of its Pop-Up bookshop on The Book Barge. The floating indie bookseller, located at Broadway Market on the Regent’s Canal, London, will play host to a day of free readings and Q&A sessions with Fiction Uncovered authors.

At 12:30 p.m. author Tibor Fischer will read from his novel Crushed Mexican Spiders, and at 2:00 p.m. Peter Benson will read from Two Cows and a Vanful of Smoke.

Throughout the day, all of the titles selected for Fiction Uncovered will be available for purchase at the Pop-Up Shop, and will come with a free Fiction Uncovered tote bag and free Fiction Uncovered 2011 title (while supplies last).

The full list of Fiction Uncovered 2012 Titles include, along with Tibor Fischer’s and Peter Benson’s novels:

  • The Light of Amsterdam by David Park
  • This is Life by Dan Rhodes
  • Hit and Run by Doug Johnstone
  • My Former Heart by Cressida Connolly
  • When Nights Were Cold by Susanna Jones
  • Lucky Bunny by Jill Dawson

Fiction Uncovered began in 2011 and is supported by Arts Council England and funded by the National Lottery.

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