Bernardine Evaristo, Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Nadifa Mohamed, Namwali Serpell and Margaret Busby celebrate the global sweep, diversity and extraordinary literary achievements of Black women writers.
Helena Kennedy, Gina Miller and Rachel Reeves discuss what it means to be a woman with influence.
Why do we read? Why do we write? What do we reveal when we do?
Cultural theorist Kwame Anthony Appiah Appiah discusses how the stories we read and tell shape who we are with BBC journalist and presenter Razia Iqbal.
Reni Eddo-Lodge, Bernardine Evaristo and Heidi Safia Mirza discuss how the intersection of race, feminism and class has evolved since the 1980s.
In an event celebrating European Literature Night, A.L. Kennedy gives a keynote address, and is then joined in discussion with Clemens Meyer from Germany and Francesca Melandri from Italy. This event is part of the European Writers’ Tour 2017.
A. L. Kennedy’s keynote address delivered at the British Library for European Literature Night on Wednesday 10 May.
In his BBC series The Face of Britain historian and writer Simon Schama explored British portraiture and what it revealed about the individual and collective psyche of the time. With the NPGs wide-ranging Autumn 2016 exhibition of Picassos portraits, he turns his attention to the painters evocations of lovers, family and friends. With writer and […]
What does it mean to be an immigrant in the UK today? Journalist and BBC presenter Razia Iqbal chairs a discussion on immigration, race, identity and writing.
Tom Staley discusses his life studying James Joyce
Victoria Glendinning on her biography of Leonard Woolf
Hermione Lee discusses her biography of Edith Wharton.