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Virago Book Club Event: Linda Grant

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Friday, April 1, 2011

On Wednesday, I was one of thirty members of Virago’s Book Club lucky enough to attend their first live event: an evening with Linda Grant discussing her most recent book and the first Book Club title, .  I knew it was bound to be an interesting evening for me as, although it was well-written and interesting, I hadn’t [...]

‘We Had It So Good’ by Linda Grant

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Needless to say, I was absolutely thrilled when I found out that Virago, my favourite publishers, had decided to launch a book club this year.  For one reason or another I’m not particularly good at reading contemporary fiction, tending to stick to older books, and this seemed like a good way of broadening my horizons [...]