About Robin Ince: Weapons of Empathy

Award-winning comedian and bibliomaniac, Robin Ince, takes audiences on a celebratory tour of the places books can take us, and of the ideas that can make wonder and widen the sky.

Robin was the Bookseller's Association 2022 Author of the Year. The Times Literary Supplement described Bibliomaniac as 'joyous, irreverent – liberating and life-affirming' while Eric Idle said 'one of the most delightful books I have ever read... always making me laugh'.

Expect a chaos of words and ideas, love and delight. And also a very long reading list.


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Content Warnings

References to grief, suicide, some strong language and adult themes.

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