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December Stories by Ian Sansom

Available 7 November

Pre-order now

We are delighted to announce the next publication from No Alibis Press will be a collection of stories by Ian Sansom. Available on 7 November 2018, you can pre-order December Stories here.

December Stories Cover

December Stories is an antidote to the festive season: a collection of short stories, vignettes, axioms, the odd recipe, art criticism, meditations and literary curiosities relating to the darkest of months. Presenting a cast of familiar characters made strange, Sansom unwraps the peculiarities of human behaviour with characteristic wit to show the vulnerability and fragile beauty that lie beneath.

Launch events

Come celebrate the lauch of December Stories at a series of readings, music and festivities. Read more

Sansom videos

If you can't make it to one of our events, you can enjoy a tantalising glimpse into the creative madness requireed for writing about the festive season thorugh a series of videos of Ian reading from December Stories. A new video will be launched each day of November. Here's a taste of what's in store.

Latest News

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Launch of December Stories 1 in No Alibis

Celebrating the launch of December Stories - an antidote to the festive season! No Alibis Bookstore, Thursday 15th November at 7pm [read more]
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Noireland 8-10 March 2019

Noireland International Crime Fiction Festival Belfast, March 2019 [read more]
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Disorder in the Times Crime Club

Gerard Brennan's Disorder has been listed among the 'September Picks' in The Times Crime Club [read more]
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Ian Sansom Event at Seamus Heaney HomePlace, 6th December

Tickets are now available for Ian Sansom's event at Seamus Heaney Homeplace on 6th December [read more]

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