Linda Grant

Linda Grant


Linda Grant is a novelist and journalist.

She won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2000 and the Lettre Ulysses Prize for Literary Reportage in 2006, and was longlisted for the Man Booker in 2002 for Still Here.

The Clothes on Their Backs was shortlisted for the Man Booker in 2008 and went on to win the South Bank Show Award. In 2017 her novel The Dark Circle was shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction.

Linda Grant’s new novel A Stranger City will be published in May 2019

14:00 – 15:00 In and out of the City: Linda Grant and Sadie Jones

Alexander McKenzie Stage

In Linda Grant’s new novel A Stranger City a woman’s body is found in the Thames, entangled in the chains of HMS Belfast.  How is it that she has apparently left no trace of the life she has left behind?  Is it really so easy to disappear in the city?  In Sadie Jones’s new novel […]