Don’t judge a book by its cover

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The history of book-cover art will be explored in a talk by Scarborough author Kate Evans.

It will look at the work of designers such as Vanessa Bell and Edward Bawden, famous for his Scarborough map.

The talk is designed to appeal to readers, writers and art and book lovers.

It will be given at the library at 11am on 7 April, at Woodend at 1pm on 17 April and at Filey Library, as part of World Book Night, at 6pm on 23 April.

At 1pm on 24 April, at Woodend, Kate will give a talk on the history of walking, from pilgrimage to protest to pleasure.

It will include an investigation into aspects of nature writing and the connection Kate has found between walking and creativity.

Tickets for the Woodend talks should be booked by ringing 384500.

Kate’s books include Scarborough Mysteries: The Art of the Imperfect, The Art of Survival and The Art of Breathing. They are available in paperback and on Kindle from Amazon.