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Hadley Freeman: Good Girls

Jewish Literary Foundation presents Book Week 24

Wed 6 Mar

Hadley Freeman: Good Girls

Jewish Literary Foundation presents Book Week 24

Speaker Hadley Freeman
Chair Tanya Gold

The House of Glass author and Sunday Times staff writer joins us to discuss Good Girls: A Story & Study of Anorexia, her honest and hopeful book combining personal experience and journalistic skills.

From 80s movies, fashion and life advice to her family memoir House of Glass and writing for The Guardian and now the Sunday TimesHadley Freeman has won global acclaim for her engaging combination of personal experience with journalistic skills.

Praised by the Wall Street Journal for ‘sharp storytelling, solid research and gentle humour’, Good Girls: A Story & Study of Anorexia is her honest and hopeful story of how she overcame one of the most widely discussed but least understood mental illnesses, from teenage years in psychiatric wards to grappling with self-destructive behaviour over the next two decades.

The George Webber Memorial Event.

Buy a copy of Good Girls by Hadley Freeman from Blackwells.

This event will last approximately 1 hour, without an interval. 

About the speakers:

Hadley Freeman is a columnist and writer for the Sunday Times, and was previously a staff writer for The Guardian since 2000, where she won several journalism awards. She is the author of several books and her most recent, House of Glass, was a Sunday Times bestseller. She was born in New York and lives in London.

Tanya Gold is a freelance journalist and restaurant critic for The Spectator. She won a British Press Award in 2010 and a Foreign Press Association Award in 2015.

Date:Wed 6 Mar
Start time:7pm (Doors: 6.30pm)
Venue:Hall One

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