Leading writers will discuss their work with Tower Hamlets readers

LEADING author and journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown will talk to a Museum of Docklands audience tomorrow (Friday) about her food memoir, The Settler’s Cookbook.

She will trace the history of East African Indians and her family’s arrival in London and her food heritage from Shepherd’s Pies sprinkled with chilli to a Victorian sponge with saffron and lime juice.

Following her lecture at the West India Quay museum, there will be a food tasting and book signing.

The event is from 6.30pm to 8pm.

Book tickets in advance (�5, �3 concs) by visiting museumindocklands.org.uk.

On Monday, debut novelist Jonathan Kemp will discuss his novel London Triptych at Bethnal Green Library’s London Writing Book Group meeting.

His visit coincides with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Month and Mr Kemp’s novel has been shortlisted for the Green Carnation Award.

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It follows the lives of three men in three eras in an unsettling tale of exploitation and dependence.

Admission is free to the event at Cambridge Heath Road which starts at 6.30pm on Monday February 7.

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