Next book reading will be on the novels of Alexander Baron with Susie Thomas. The novelist Alexander Baron (1917-1999) was born into a working class Jewish home in Hackney, joined the Communist Party as a young man, saw the thick of battle in Sicily and Normandy, and became one of the most admired writers of post-war Britain. His first novel, From the City, From the Plough, was acclaimed as the definitive novel of the Second World War, the first of a trilogy including There’s No Home and The Human Kind.

So We Live

Susie Thomas has taught Baron’s novels for many years and is the reviews editor for The Literary London Journal. Andrew Whitehead is a journalist and historian, and the creator and moderator of the London Fictions website. Ken Worpole is a writer on architecture, landscape and public policy. Book available in store and online.

Susie will be speaking at the shop on Thursday, 19 March. 6pm. Tickets £2.

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