Friday, 27 March 2015

Discover the stories of women who went to war.

Come to Waterstones, 782 High Road, N12 8JY
Friday 22nd May 11.00-12.00 noon.

Meet Duncan Barrett and Nuala Calvi, the authors of The Girls Who Went to War.

Duncan Barrett
Duncan Barrett grew up in London and studied English at Jesus College, Cambridge. In 2010 he edited the First World War memoirs of pacifist saboteur Ronald Skirth, published as The Reluctant Tommy, and in 2014 his book Men of Letters: The Post Office Heroes Who Fought the Great War was nominated for the People’s Book Prize.

Nuala Calvi also grew up in London, and trained as a journalist at London College of Printing. She has written for The TimesThe Guardian, The Independent, the BBC and CNN, as well as numerous Time Out guides.
Nuala Calvi
In 2012, Duncan and Nuala’s book The Sugar Girls shot into the Sunday Times top-ten, spending eight weeks in the chart and finishing as the second highest history bestseller of the year. It was followed in 2013 by GI Brides, which was both a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller. Both books are currently in development for television

Twitter: @womensforces


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