Sam Leith

Sam Leith

Author

Sam Leith is an English author, journalist and literary editor of The Spectator. After an education at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford, jacob worked at the revived satirical magazine Punch, before moving to the Daily Mail and The Daily Telegraph, where he served as literary editor until 2008

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 […]

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Insiders / Outsiders – Bernardine Evaristo, Guy Gunaratne

Walter MacFarlane Stage

Bernardine Evaristo’s new novel Girl Woman Other describes the lives of twelve people – mostly women, mostly black – across the miles and down the years of the 20th century.  What do their experiences have in common, and what do they tell us about our society?  Neasden-born Guy Gunaratne’s first novel In Our Mad And […]

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