Carol Isaacs: The Wolf of Baghdad and Longing for a Lost Homeland

by Catherine Temma Davidson On Wednesday February 12, 2020, Upper Wimpole Street returned to Persephone Books to hear Carol Isaacs discuss—and perform—parts of her new graphic memoir, The Wolf of Baghdad. Sarah Lightman, whose graphic memoir The Book of Sarah was launched the previous February at another Upper Wimpole Street, led the talk with an […]

Women of the Resistance: With Katherine McMahon and Sonia Purnell

By Marta Maretich Themes of resistance and history were in the air as authors Katherine McMahon and Sonia Purnell brought distinct takes on female resistance fighters of the First and Second World Wars to the Upper Wimpole Street Salon. McMahon’s novel, The Hour of Separation, tells the story of two generations of women working in […]