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Independence Square

A. D. Miller, Lucy Scholes

Jewish Book Week 2020

Sun 8 Mar
Words

Independence Square

A. D. Miller, Lucy Scholes

Jewish Book Week 2020

A.D. Miller speaker
Lucy Scholes chair

DOUBLE BILL OFFER: Book for the Jewish Book Week events in Hall Two and St Pancras Room tonight – ‘Lies, Unicorns and the Jewish Question’ at 11am and ‘Independence Square’ at 2pm – and save £8.

Please note, this offer cannot be combined with other Jewish Book Week offers.


A.D. Miller, the Booker-shortlisted author of Snowdrops, tells a story of corruption, betrayal, and where, in the 21st century, power really lies.

Twelve years earlier, Simon Davey prevented a tragedy but ruined his own life. Once a senior diplomat in Kiev, he lost everything in a lurid scandal. Back in London, still struggling with the aftermath of his disgrace, he glimpses her… Olesya, the woman he holds responsible for his downfall, whom he first met her on an icy night during the protests on Independence Square.

A.D. Miller‘s first novel Snowdrops was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. As Moscow correspondent of The Economist he covered the Orange Revolution in the Ukraine. He is currently the magazine’s Culture Editor and is based in London.

Lucy Scholes is a critic based in London. She writes about books, film and art for The Financial Times, The Telegraph, NYR Daily, The New York Times Book Review, Literary Hub and Granta, among other publications. She writes ‘Re-Covered’, a monthly column for the Paris Review about out-of-print and forgotten books that shouldn’t be, and is the Managing Editor of the literary magazine, The Second Shelf: Rare Books and Words by Women.

Sponsored by Dangoor Education

Date & start time:Sun 8 Mar – 2pm
Venue:St Pancras Room

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