Women writing about sex
November 21, 2017
With Patricia Duncker, Eimear McBride, Michèle Roberts, Leone Ross
A discussion on whether, in a supposedly post-feminist world, female writers are free to write openly about sex and gender or whether new constraints now operate on the imagination.
The Harry Potter Effect
November 23, 2017
With Shami Chakrabati, Nicolette Jones, Rebecca McNally, Katherine Rundell
How have the Harry Potter books changed the landscape of children's literature?
Satire in an age of madness
November 28, 2017
With Rory Bremner, Jonathan Coe, Judith Hawley, Martin Rowson, Sathnam Sanghera
Marking the 350th anniversary of the birth of Jonathan Swift, often seen as a founder of modern satire, four writers discuss contemporary satire in the light of Swift’s legacy.