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Entries in Nikesh Shukla (7)

Monday
Apr252016

London, Ep. 56

April 26, 2016 — In our final 10-Year Anniversary celebration, Literary Death Match made April 2016 a little less cruel with a night of rambling and dazzlement as we returned to the Southbank Centre sponsored by Picador for a knockout night that saw Lisa Owens out-shoot fellow finalist Nikesh Shukla in an Anti-Book Burning Basketball finale to win Owens the LDM London, Ep. 56 crown.

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Thursday
Mar032016

Bath, Ep. 1

March 3, 2016 — As part of our 10-Year Anniversary celebration, Literary Death Match partnered with Picador as we headed to The Abbey Hotel for the Bath Literature Festival. The magical evening of literature, comedy, and hijinks saw Paul M.M. Cooper outduel Kat Arney in a Lone Star Lit finale to win Cooper the LDM Bath, Ep. 1 crown.

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Thursday
Sep122013

Festival No. 6, Ep. 1

September 13, 2013 — On a drizzly Friday the 13th, Literary Death Match's Festival Festival No. 6 debut was fearless in the face of calamity, in a space overlooking Portmeirion's dazzling center. In a Literary Spelling Bee face-off, it was Rachael Allen who was able to out-letter co-finalist Richard Milward by a score of 17-11 to win the LDM Festival No. 6, Ep. 1 crown! 

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Wednesday
Oct122011

London, Ep. 19

October 12, 2011 — Kicking off a bi-coastal LDM double-header (an LDM in NYC happened just hours later), the Literary Death Match in London finished with Tom Cox claiming the crown!

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Saturday
Aug132011

Standon Calling, Ep. 1 (Festival)

August 13, 2011 — The inaugural Literary Death Match, Standon Calling was a barrel of laughs that saw two-time LDM finale loser Nikesh Shukla deftly take his long-deserved Literary Death Match medal in a Twilight-inspired parlour game against Chimene Suleyman.

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Sunday
Aug072011

Apple Cart, Ep. 1 (Festival)

August 7, 2011 — A wild afternoon went from great to brilliant on a sunny afternoon at Apple Cart Festival when Abigail Tarttelin (author of Flick) won the ever-prized Literary Death Match crown after a competitive finale that had the throngs on the edge of their non-seats! 

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Wednesday
Jul142010

London, Ep. 7

July 14, 2010 — The Literary Death Match launch of Bret Easton Ellis' Imperial Bedrooms was a ridiculous success, as the '80s-themed evening at Concrete ended with a wild game of Guess the Musical Artist that saw novelist Lee Rourke (representing Melville House) narrowly claim victory over poet Clare Pollard (representing Bloodaxe Books) by a final score of 7-6.

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