Lucy Silver was born in Glasgow, studied literature, philosophy, art history and psychology and is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. She worked at the UCL Student Counselling Service. Lucy has been Co-Chair of the Jewish Book Council since 2011 and directed the festival from 2014–2018.
The New Book of Middle Eastern Food
Legendary food writer Claudia Roden, exiled from Egypt in the ’50s, was drawn to the subject of food through a desire to remember her lost heritage. Claudia has had a seismic impact on what and how we eat, and how we think about food. Her Book of Middle Eastern Food, offering over 800 recipes interwoven with evocative stories, was originally published here in 1968, before which few of us would have known how to replicate the delicate and exquisite cookery of the Middle East. BB...
House of Trelawney
Hannah Rothschild, writer, documentary filmmaker, business woman and philanthropist presents her deliciously funny new novel – at once a moving love story and dazzling social satire – set in the parallel and seemingly unconnected worlds of the British aristocracy and high finance. This is a story about old money, new money, and the distinctly strapped-for-cash, told against the backdrop of a once magnificent castle in Cornwall.