Day after Night

Anita Diamant, Anne Sebba

28/02/2010 2:45 pm
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The author of the Red Tent told us about her new mesmerising new novel, Day after Night, a story of friendship set in a camp in Palestine between four women who each has her own tale to tell of surviving the war in a different European country. She also spoke about the significance of Judaism in her life.

Anita Diamant

Anita Diamant is a prizewinning journalist. She is the author of three bestselling novels, The Red Tent,Good Harbour and The Last Days of Dogtown. She has also written six books about contemporary jewish practice and a collection of essays, Pitching My Tent.

Anne Sebba


Anne Sebba: award winning biographer, historian and author of eleven books. Her latest book is Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy published in the UK and US in 2021. In 2016 Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940’s was the winner of the 2016 Franco-British Society book prize. Previously Anne wrote That Woman, a biography of Wallis Simpson and the scandal of the 1936 abdication crisis based on her discovery of a secret cache of letters. A former Reuters Foreign Correspondent, Anne is a broadcaster and regularly appears on television talking about her books. She is a former chair of Britain's 10,000 strong Society of Authors and lecturer who gives talks to a variety of audiences in the US and UK as well as on cruises and is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research.