flying & swimming

i'm doing a talk, 'flying and swimming' at the purcell room next monday, 9 july at 7:45, as part of the festival of the world. it's about... wel,, pretty much everything: great white sharks, thoreau, poetry, creative writing, engine fires, ice hockey. it's about an hour long and it will be very different from most author talks...

http://ticketing.southbankcentre.co.uk/find/literature-spoken-word/tickets/mark-haddon-66600