On tonight………….

Watch a discussion of Melissa Benn’s latest novel ‘One of Us’ – with Alastair Campbell among others –  on Richard and Judy at 6pm on Watch! TV and straight after that, an interview with Melissa on Mariella Fostrup’s The Books Programme, starting at 7pm on SKY ARTS……….

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The crisis of the meritocracy: Britain’s transition to mass education since the Second World War PETER MANDLER, 2020 Oxford: Oxford University Press 361pp, hardback, £25, ISBN 9780198840145 Cambridge historian Peter Mandler has a fundamentally optimistic story to tell about the growth of universal education in Britain over the last seventy years and one can sense… Continue reading…

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A Cold War Tragedy

Melissa will be in conversation with Anne Sebba about her new book, ‘Ethel Rosenberg – A Cold War Tragedy.’ Weds 15th September 2021, 5-6pm, in the Robert Graves Tent at the Wimbledon Book Festival. More information here.   Continue reading…