In Conversation Live with Artemis Cooper

Artemis Cooper, Lady Beevor, is the author of Cairo in the War: 1939-1945 and Paris after the Liberation: 1944-1949, written with her husband Antony Beevor.

In a conversation with Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, she talks about her biographical work for food writer Elizabeth David, the novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard, and the traveller and philhellene Patrick Leigh Fermor. With Colin Thubron, she edited The Broken Road, the final stretch of Leigh Fermor’s journey on foot to Constantinople in 1933-4.

She is currently working on the cultural history of Paris.

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