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Embassy Gardens x Penguin Live

Leading Nine Elms regeneration project Embassy Gardens has teamed up with Penguin Live to offer an escape from reality with their brand new virtual book ventures.

Embassy Gardens x Penguin Live kicked off with a Guided Meditation with Ruby Wax and now are inviting you to join our Virtual Book Club.

Stay inspired with our new Virtual Book Club series with Penguin Live

No surprises that now more than ever book clubs are becoming a virtual phenomenon, and for anyone wanting to join the hype, Embassy Gardens has partnered with Penguin Live to bring you three exclusive books clubs over May and June.

By becoming a member of the Embassy Gardens x Penguin Live Virtual Book Club, you’ll receive fantastic discounts on e- and audio books, and the chance to share your ideas on the book in a fortnightly online book club chaired by journalist and interviewer Hannah MacInnes.

Book your ticket for each event below, and choose to just attend the free book club, or buy a discounted audio-book (which we'll e-mail you a code to redeem once you've booked).

Dates for your diary

Monday 25 May | Book Tickets
Educated by Tara Westover

Westover has crafted a universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education is and what it offers: the perspective to see one's life through new eyes and the will to change it; an account of the struggle for self-invention.

Monday 8 June | Book Tickets
Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

Tracking the lives and loves of a dozen British women through generations and social classes Evaristo’s panorama of modern black womanhood resounds with an astonishing diversity of voice and character as seen across a changing century.

Monday 22 June | Book Tickets
Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

Offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers - and why they often go wrong. Gladwell argues, because we don't know how to talk to strangers, we are inviting conflict and misunderstanding in ways that have a profound effect on our lives and our world.

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Escaping reality and joining a special guided meditation hosted by Ruby Wax OBE

In partnership with Penguin Live, Embassy Gardens was delighted to bring comedian, mental health campaigner and best-selling author of A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled, Ruby Wax, live from her home to yours on Thursday 7 May.

She guided hundreds of participants through a live meditation to help us tackle stress, feel connected and be more compassionate to ourselves during these trying times. We also gave away free copies of Ruby's best selling book 'How Do You Want Me?' to a handful of lucky competition winners.

If you missed it watch it here.

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