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Entries in Jean Hannah Edelstein (3)


London, Ep. 26

June 2, 2012 – In front of a sold-out room at the 3rd Stoke NewingtonLiterary Festival, Literary Death Match — — sponsored by Picador — brought laughter, sporting heroics, international smuggling and the Pope’s wang to the Library Gallery on Church Street, with Matt Potter scooping the prize in a tense finale.

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London, Ep. 10

November 17, 2010 — Before a packed-to-the-gills Concrete crowd (and a ridiculously attractive one, at that), Literary Death Match London's 10th-episode celebration ended with a deliriously raucous (and, we'll admit, somewhat confusing) Mark Zuckerberg/Social Network-style finale that saw champion Sabrina Mahfouz out-"add" Elizabeth Jenner by a total "friend" count of 14-12, winning her the LDM crown.

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London, Ep. 3

Literary Death Match London, Ep. 3 at Old Queen's Head was a stylish and whimsical ceremony that illustriously ended when The Idler fictionist Matthew De Abaitua narrowly beat out Penned in the Margins masterful rep Ross Sutherland in a wild Hoopstravaganza. The clash featured both hastily wadding up pages of the Daily Mail and firing them through a Picador-backboarded basketball hoop. With the competition tied at 3 points apiece, De Abaitua swished his money-ball shot to take home the Literary Death Match championship!


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