Meet the Author

Meet the authors behind the book in our first ever online author talk series. Includes a live Q&A and an opportunity to purchase the book, signed by the author.

Rebecca Gowers: The Scoundrel Harry Larkyns
18 November | 19:30 to 20:30
Rebecca Gowers talks about the fascinating story she uncovered within her family tree. That of Harry Larkyns – an attractive cad who fell in love with the wife of noted photographer, Eadweard Muybridge. Our Collections Expert, Katherine Howells, will join Rebecca to showcase some of Muybridge’s pictures.

Roger Dalrymple: Crippen
23 November | 19:30 to 20:30
110 years to the day after the execution of Dr Crippen, Roger Dalrymple will talk about how the murder caused a sensation at the time that still resonates today. Roger will draw on official records to examine the case itself and the public’s fascination with the brutal crime.