'Whether writing about people or places, Lesley Blanch’s writing is arresting and has real life to it – her piece about Vivien Leigh is a particular favourite of mine and, as I said, the whole collection is put together with such love and respect, that it is a fantastic introduction t
'This is a Greek tragedy in more than one sense. If this sounds bleak at times it really is but there is something in the story and also in Welby’s writing that makes this a powerful debut set against the backdrop of Soho. A clever and brilliant debut.' The Last Word Review reviews
Georgia de Chamberet will be speaking to Elisa Seagrave on the 1950s woman at Waterstones, Gower Street
Georgia de Chamberet will be speaking to Elisa Seagrave about the 1950s woman and all things Lesley Blanch at Waterstones, Gower Street on Wednesday 5th July from 6.30pm. Not to be missed! For more information, go Read More
Georgia de Chamberet lists ten things she'd like readers to know about Lesley Blanch... Read the full piece here
Venetia Welby will be discussing her new title Mother of Darkness with Anna Maconie at Brick Lane Bookshop on 15th June at 7.30pm. If you want to read more about Mother of Darkness and get a copy of the book, please go here.
'This is her learning about herself, as she learns more about her father. The pacing of his revelations is astute: it gives the book its force. As does her language. It would appear that she has learned concision and precision from her godfather.' The Guardian reviews Major/Minor b
'It’s a vivid account of a stormy adolescence and a revealing insight into being the child of a Holocaust survivor' The Herald gives a fantastic review of Major/Minor by Alba Arikha. Read the full review here and get your copy here today.
‘Refugees who have fled violence and persecution will always be haunted by ghosts from their past lives. Nine Love Letters reminds us how complicated these choices are. People can choose whether to leave or stay. They can choose whether to perpetuate the traditions and values of their