EVENT: A.M. Bakalar at Felixstowe Book Festival, 29 June
Sunday, 29 June @ 17.30
The Orwell Hotel, The Elisabeth Suite
Hamilton Road, Felixstowe
Suffolk, IP11 7DX
William Brodrick and A. M. Bakalar talk to The Times journalist Liz Hoggard about their novels featuring Poles: The Day of the Lie and Madame Mephisto, as well as Polish literature, culture and history.
William is the winner of the Crime Writers’ Association Gold Dagger for his novel A Whispered Name. His novel The Sixth Lamentation was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club.
A.M. Bakalar was born and raised in Poland and is the first Polish woman to publish a novel in English since Poland joined the EU in 2004. Madame Mephisto is her first novel, and was among readers’ recommendations to the 2012 Guardian First Book Award. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian and The International New York Times. She was the editor of Litro Magazine Polish Issue.