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Wednesday 23 June 2021

Philippa Gregory on the Women of Historical Fiction

Philippa Gregory, the number one bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl and The White Queen, comes to Intelligence Squared on June 23 to discuss the themes of her new book Dark Tides and explore our endless appetite and fascination for historical fiction. Gregory is best known for her portrayals of women in the Tudor court of Henry VIII, and her latest novel tells a story of guile and betrayal in a family caught between London, New England and Venice. 

Don’t miss this chance to hear from one of the world’s most popular historical novelists and put your questions to her live in the Q and A.

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Philippa Gregory on the Women of Historical Fiction


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Speaker
  • Philippa Gregory

    Bestselling novelist and author of 'The Other Boleyn Girl'

Chair TBC

 

Speakers subject to change.


Location
  • Online event
Time
  • Wednesday 23 June 2021
  • 6pm to 7pm BST



Speakers

Speaker

Philippa Gregory

Bestselling novelist and author of 'The Other Boleyn Girl'


One of the world's foremost historical novelists. She is the bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl and The White Queen. She is a fellow of the Universities of Sussex and Cardiff and has an honorary research fellow at Birkbeck University of London. Philippa is a member of the Society of Authors and in 2016 was presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Historical Fiction Award by the Historical Writers' Association. In 2018, she was awarded an Honorary Platinum Award by Neilsen for achieving significant lifetime sales across her entire book output. Her latest book, Dark Tides, is published in paperback this June.
Chair TBC

 

Speakers subject to change.