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Monday, March 20, 2017

Emerson was “particularly pleased” with her third novel 1987’s Fire Child, a bestseller which unfurls through diary entries between a dangerous young firestarter and a girl who can seduce men with her smile

The Times

Debut novelist Jennie Ensor writes on the trials of getting her 7/7 inspired psychological thriller finally published

HIGHGATE

An exhibition at the Wiener Library uses drawings, letters and photographs to follow a family’s story of persecution and survival during the Holocaust. Zoe Paskett visits the library and talks to Jasia Reichardt about the Themersons and life post war

Poland

From March 16-17 the store in Marylebone High Street will be buzzing with readings, signings and discussions with delicious treats

BBC

200 years after John Keats published his first poetry volume, Hampstead actress Ruth Rosen marks the occasion

Italy

BRIDGET GALTON talks to veteran broadcaster Robin Lustig about his memoir of 45 years in news ahead of Jewish Book Week

Lib Dem

Hampstead Theatre founder JAMES ROOSE EVANS reviews an honest memoir of his friend the Irish writer Molly Keane by her daughter Sally

Ireland

BRIDGET GALTON talks to actor Freddie Fox about poetry, fame and dodging ‘posh boy’ typecasting

Twitter

The Eccles British Library Writers Award annually hands £20,000 and a year’s residency to help authors search the US, Caribbean and Canada collections. One of this year’s winners is Saint Ettiene’s Bob Stanley

US Federal Reserve

Roald Dahl funny prize winner Andy Stanton appears at a mini book festival at JW3. He talks to BRIDGET GALTON

Prince

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