"The Sixties" - a radical idea

08/15/09 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

Jenny Diski, author of The Sixties, was born and has lived most of her life in London. She is the author of 9 novels, 3 books of travel/memoir, 2 collections of essays and a collection of short stories.

We talked about her latest book, The Sixties, in which she dissects the decade not simply as an historical era, but as a radical idea in the minds of those who lived through it. It is a candid look at the idea which was the sixties.

Picador Press release date 9-8-09. www.jennydiski.co.uk

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