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UEA Literary Festivals


International spies, America’s lost war, the challenge of brain surgery, plus biography, memoirs and leading novelists; this is the eclectic mix on offer at the Arthur Miller Institue Literary Festival, Autumn 2018.

Guests will include Christopher Andrew, official historian of MI5, Sir Max Hastings who will share his history of the Vietnam War, and Henry Marsh, pioneering brain surgeon extraordinaire.

Joining them will be the biographer and memoirist Claire Tomalin, recent UEA Chancellor, novelist and memoirist Rose Tremain, Jonathan Coe, a number of whose novels has been adapted for television and film, and novelist, playwright and essayist, Caryl Phillips, together with the eminent Dame Margaret Drabble.

Between them, they have won an astonishing array of awards. Together, they will make up the most intriguing festival of recent years.

Festival Director – Professor Chris Bigsby

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