Bella Mackie in Conversation

Event information

Where: Waterstones Newcastle, Blackett St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7JF

Date: Thursday 19 September

Time: 6-7pm

Cost: £7/£22 Book-and-Ticket

Type: Talk


Following the huge success of How to Kill Your Family which spent 47 weeks in the top 10, Bella Mackie returns with a sharp and twisted new murder mystery about dysfunctional families and true crime obsessives in What a Way to Go.

‘I was immensely grateful that despite the gruesome way my husband died, he’d done it with his clothes on.’

Anthony Wistern is wealthy beyond imagination. Fragrant wife, gaggle of photogenic children, French chateau, Cotswold manor, plethora of mistresses, penchant for cutting moral corners, tick tick tick tick tick tick. Unfortunately for him, he’s also dead. Suddenly poised to inherit his fortune, each member of the family falls under suspicion. And that’s when the lying starts…

Bella Mackie is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling non-fiction Jog On, and has written for the Guardian, Vogue and Vice. She judged the Women’s Prize for Fiction in 2023 and her work has been shortlisted for the British Book Awards.