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Eleanor Wasserberg

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185: Eleanor Wasserberg, Neil MacGregor, Bernardine Evaristo and an X-Wing Pilot

Read On - The Audiobook Show from RNIB

Eleanor Wasserberg chats about 'The Light at the End of the Day' and being inspired by a painting. Neil MacGregor talks about the book version of his radio show ' A History of the World in 100 Objects' and how he also was inspired by art. (Starts at 22.25)   Narrator Ray Sawyer chats about narrating Alan Bennett. (34.04) We listen to a couple of books narrated by actors who were in Star Wars. (36.16) And as the Booker Prize approaches, we hear the books of last year's joint winner, Bernardine Evaristo (43.12)


4 Sep 2020

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Kim Sherwood & Eleanor Wasserberg: Fiction and History, Now


Fictionalising your own family history; how to talk about the Holocaust at dinner parties; and the joy of dogs - this is Kim Sherwood and Eleanor Wasserberg in conversation with author Dan Richards on ‘Fiction and History, Now’ This discussion was part of BookBound, a from-home literary festival that was held during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. BookBound partnered with Wasafiri Magazine to champion diverse authors, and raised money for the UK mental health charity Mind. Books: Kim Sherwood, ‘Testament’ Eleanor Wasserberg, ‘The Light at the End of the Day’ Dan Richards, ‘Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth’ Find #BookBound2020: Our website: https://www.bookbound2020.co.uk/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BookBound2020 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bookboundfest/ For subtitles, please visit the YouTube video of this discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dxYF9EA7KE Festival Partners: Wasafiri Magazine: https://www.wasafiri.org/ Mind UK: www.mind.org.uk Please donate if you can: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bookbound2020 Music: Wonder Under by Glad Rags at https://freemusicarchive.org/


14 Jul 2020

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4 Books: Eleanor Wasserberg, author of Foxlowe

4th Estate Books

In 4 Books, we ask an author to answer 4 questions on the books that made them — on those books that made a significant impact at distinct junctures of their lives.It might be the book that guided them through a break up, the one that they press urgently into a friends’ hand, the book that best articulates love, or the book that opened up the world in a startling new way.Reading has a unique power to universalise the most private of experiences, and the books we turn to can reveal more about ourselves than we think. In 4 Books, we use literature to glimpse the inner life of our authors.Our guest today is Eleanor Wasserberg, a graduate of the Creative Writing Programme at the University of East Anglia. Originally from Staffordshire, where her new book is set, she now lives in Norwich, where she teaches English.Her new book, Foxlowe, a compulsive and chilling debut about a girl growing up in a cult, is out now, published by 4th Estate Books.


2 Jun 2016