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 …

Sarah Moss: Ghost Wall

By Marta Maretich On a freezing January night, Upper Wimpole Street Salon members convened at the warm home of Lucasta Miller to hear renown novelist Sarah Moss talk about her latest book, Ghost Wall. Salon committee member, Jamilah Ahmed kicked off a conversation that soon grew into a wide-ranging and intimate discussion of the novel, …