Tuesday 18 October 2022, 7pmInternational Anthony Burgess FoundationLean - into the unexpected storm that?s descended on Antarctica; Fall - as it becomes apparent you?ve suffered a stroke; Stand - when group rehabilitation helps with your movement and speech. In his superb new novel Lean Fall Stand, Jon McGregor explores the isolation of the world?s southernmost continent; the impact of a stroke on a man and his family, and the consequences of decisions made in difficult circumstances. Jon McGregor is the author of two short story collections and five novels, three of which have been longlisted for the Booker Prize, including his debut, If No One Speaks of Remarkable Things, which made him the youngest writer ever to be longlisted for the prize. His third novel Even the Dogs won the International Dublin Literary Award, making Jon the first English writer to take the prize in 12 years. His last novel Reservoir 13 won the Costa Novel Award. Hosted by Naomi Frisby, writer and co-host of Late To It podcast.? Tickets ?10/?8 concessionsAdvance tickets for this event are now available for MLF Get Closer Members to buy. To buy tickets, please sign in at the top right-hand side of the screen or call Quaytickets Box Office on 0343 208 0500. Memberships start at ?20 per year - for full details of membership benefits and buying options click HERE.Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday 26 August at 10am.