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Our Autumn Edition 2021 will be held from 5 – 7 November with 10 events in QUAD and 1 event on 9 November in Derby Theatre. Tickets will go on sale in September from our Events web link or from the venues.

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Adam Andrusier

Adam Andrusier: Two Hitlers and a Marilyn

Saturday 06 November

£3.50 - £7 Venue: QUAD

Saturday 6 November, 5-6pm at QUAD

Adam Andrusier is a professional dealer in rare and valuable autographs and his work provided the inspiration for Zadie Smith’s second novel, The Autograph Man.

He spent his childhood in pursuit of autographs. After writing to every famous person he could think of, from Frank Sinatra to Colonel Gaddafi, he soon jostled with the paparazzi at stage doors and came face-to-face with the most famous people on the planet. For young Adam, autographs were a backstage pass to a world beyond his chaotic family home in Pinner, and his Holocaust-obsessed father. They provided a special connection to a world of glamour and significance lying just beyond his reach.

Two Hitlers and a Marilyn is a hilarious and moving account of discovering that idols are mortals. It's a story of growing up, forgiveness and discovering a place in the world.

Adam Andrusier grew up in Pinner, studied music at Cambridge and completed the creative writing MA at UEA. He lives in North West London with his wife and son.

Image credit Jack Ladenburg.

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