• Jeanette Winterson: Frankissstein at Bradford Lit Fest

  • Sat, 06-07-2019 at 17:30
  • University of Bradford
    Richmond Road
    BD7 1DP City of Bradford
Jeanette Winterson: Frankissstein at Bradford Lit Fest - University of Bradford - Bradford

Saturday 6th July 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmUniversity of Bradford, Great Hall | £7 (concessions available)www.bradfordlitfest.co.ukWhat will happen when humans are no longer the smartest beings on the planet?Jeanette Winterson’s new novel, Frankissstein, explores this future, following an eclectic cast of characters that includes a transgender doctor in love, a celebrated professor leading the public debate around AI, a divorcee launching a new line of sex dolls, and a cryogenics facility housing dozens of dead bodies waiting to return to life.One of the funniest, most engaging and enjoyable speakers there is, Winterson will discuss her hilarious and clear-sighted novel that shows that our species—even in decline—can never resist a good love story.Concession tickets:FREE via the website - Anyone on benefits or living in social housing, refugees, asylum seekers, those living on a state pension.FREE via the box office only - Anyone caring for a disabled audience member (call 01274 238525, 9am-5pm, Mon- Friday)DISCOUNTED via the website - students, senior citizens, the disabled.