CLARE CLARK’s latest novel, Beautiful Lies (June, 2012) is set in a Jubilee year-1887- fraught with economic uncertainty, riots, and tabloid scandal mongering. Sound familiar? Praised by Hilary Mantel as “one of those writers who can see into the past and help us feel its texture”, Clark’s novel illuminates both Victorian England and our own …
On Wednesday, 25th January, 2012 Virginia Nicholson will discuss her new book, Millions like Us: Women’s Lives in the Second World War. “A deeply moving account of female courage both at home and overseas during the six brutal years of war.” — Kathryn Hughes, The Mail On Sunday
Anne Sebba discussed her new book That Woman about Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor.
Stephanie Williams speaks about her new book Running the Show, September 14, 2011. A portrait of the British Empire told through the lives of the Victorians who governed the colonies.
This launch of a book of memorial essays, edited by Hilary Spurling and Carole Angier, about biographer (and Salon founder) Diane Middlebrook will feature several distinguished writers and friends of Diane who contributed to this book.