Meet the Author

Meet the authors behind the book in our first ever online author talk series. Includes a live Q&A and an opportunity to purchase the book, signed by the author.

What’s On in July

Musical Truth: A Musical History of Modern Black Britain in 28 Songs
21 July | 19:30
Jeffrey Boakye introduces key moments in Black British history through the lens of modern music. Learn about the ground-breaking musicians whose songs have changed the world and discover key moments in the Black British narrative.

What’s On in August
General sale starts Monday 19 July, 09:00

British Summer Time Begins: The School Summer Holidays 1930-1980
4 August | 19:30
From seaside escapes and grandparent retreats, the excitement of summer has been experienced for centuries. Ysenda Maxtone-Graham recalls the vivid summer memories of mid-20th century people.

18 August | 19:30
Heiress Mary Davies, born in 1665 London, inherited the Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair as a baby. Author Leo Hollis uncovers how this estate determined the course of a tragic life, the state of Mary’s legacy and the future of London itself.