Upcoming Events

This year Max will be talking about his book VIETNAM An Epic Tragedy 1945-1975 at the following venues: 

31 May – Hay Festival
26 June – Chalke Valley Festival for Schools
29 June – Chalke Valley Festival (main event)
7 July – Winchester Festival, 5pm
13 July – Buxton Festival, 2pm
16 August – Edinburgh Festival

Previous events for Vietnam:

16 September – Chiswick Festival
24 September – Waterstones, York – Explore Library
25 September – Waterstones, Newcastle –City Library
26 September – National Army Museum – lecture
27 September – Daunt Books, Marylebone High St.
28 September – Hungerford Bookshop event
29 September – Marlborough Festival
1 October – Waterstones, Canterbury
2 October – Warwick Words History Festival
3 October – How to Academy, Conway Hall
4 October – Henley Festival
5 October – Bath Theatre Royal event
5 October – Malvern History Festival
6 October – BBC History Weekend, Winchester
7 October – Wimbledon Festival
8 October – Guildford Festival
10 October -Sherborne History Festival
11 October – Cheltenham Literary Festival
26 October – Wells Festival
27 October- Wantage Festival
29 October – Times Plus, Islington Assembly Hall
30 October – Jewish Book Week, King’s Place, London
4 November – Petworth Literary Festival, Johnson Centre, Seaford College
14 November – University of East Anglia International Festival
15 November –  Great Hall, Alleyn’s School, Dulwich
23 November – Horris Hill Theatre lecture, Long Gallery, Englefield
25 November – Cambridge Winter Festival, The Babbage Lecture Theatre
25 November – Topping & Co, St Peter’s Church, Ely
27 November – Topping & Co, Christ Church, Bath
10 December – 6.30pm Waterstones, Durham

Other Articles


Max will be talking about Abyss at the following events: Read More


‘These accounts show the reality of military life ... A pointillist portrait of enthralling sensitivity ... stories tumble from the pages of this book like gems from a pirate’s chest ... The anecdotes about female soldiers in this book are fascinating’Gerard DeGroot, The Times Read More


First published in The Times on Saturday, 13 November 2021.Tomorrow the Queen will forsake her enforced rest to attend the annual Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph [this was published before her last-minute withdrawal].  It is an occasion that she views with a special sense of duty, because of her… Read More