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 […]
27 October, 2019: The Upper Wimpole Street Literary Salon was delighted to welcome Elif Shafak to a packed event and wonderful conversation between Catherine and Elif, full of laughter, hope and solidarity.
Art Historian and Salon Committee Member Julia Weiner shares part of her review from the Jewish Chronicle on the recent event with Sarah Lightman at Persephone Books.
Jamilah Ahmed writes about our Salon with Maggie Gee, killing the Father, and laughter as resistance.
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, […]