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Writer of the month: Stories from behind the Berlin Wall
17 October 2014
The National Archives is again hosting a series of monthly talks to broaden awareness of historical records and their uses for writers.
Each month, a high-profile author will talk about using original records in their writing. Hester Vaizey will discuss her latest book, Born in the GDR: Living in the Shadow of the Wall.
Tickets cost £5 (£4 for Friends of The National Archives). Buy your ticket now.
About the author
Hester Vaizey is a University Lecturer in Modern German History and a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. She also acts as Publishing Co-ordinator at The National Archives. Her book Surviving Hitler's War: Family Life in Germany 1939-1948, was shortlisted for the Women's History Network Prize and won the Fraenkel Prize for Contemporary History. Her latest book is Born in the GDR: Living in the Shadow of the Wall.
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