Past Events

Past EventsWednesday, September 27

Robert Harris: Munich

Robert Harris
Chair: Mark Lawson

Celebrating the publication of his latest book, Munich, award-winning, bestselling author Robert Harris was in conversation with Mark Lawson at a special Out Of Festival JBW event. Munich is a spy thriller about treason and conscience, loyalty and betrayal, filled with real-life characters – Hitler, Chamberlain, Mussolini, Daladier – and actual events.

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Robert Harris is the author of eleven bestselling novels: the Cicero Trilogy - Imperium, Lustrum and Dictator - Fatherland, Enigma, Archangel, Pompeii, The Ghost, The Fear Index, and An Officer and a Spy, which won four prizes including the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, and Conclave. Several of his books have been filmed, including The Ghost, which was directed by Roman Polanski. His work has been translated into thirty-seven languages and he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He lives in West Berkshire with his wife, writer Gill Hornby.

Mark Lawson is an English journalist, broadcaster and author. Specialising in culture and the arts, he is best known for his flagship BBC Radio 4 arts programme, Front Row, between 1998 and 2014. A Guardian columnist, he now presents Mark Lawson Talks To... on BBC Four. 

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