Hello
Your basket is empty.

Lyndall Gordon
Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

Monday 16th October, 6:30pm
Portico Library


Why is it that those on the margins, those who don’t fit in, are responsible for some of the most innovative and memorable creative work? Lyndall Gordon’s new literary biography, Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World, is an exciting and provocative look at the women who wrote the novels that changed the world. In this meticulously researched and thoughtful book, Lyndall considers the lives and work of Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte, George Eliot, Olive Schreiner and Virginia Woolf, and explores the relationship between their creativity and their status as outsiders in society. Lyndall is the award-winning author of six biographies, including Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family’s Feuds; The Imperfect Life of T.S. Eliot. Susie Orbach called her 'a biographer with soul, she reaches into the hearts of those she brings alive for us. She makes the meaning of their lives sing and sweat as she invites us into their experiences, their longings, their struggles and their disappointments.’


Age Suitability 14+

Tickets £8/£6   

Priority booking is available for MLF Get Closer Members from 10am Friday 4th August. To buy tickets, please log-in on the top right hand side of the screen.

Public tickets will be available from 10am Friday 11th August. Membership including advance booking starts at £20 a year. Please visit our Get Closer page for more info or call Quay tickets on 0843 208 0500.

 
 

Discount / Promotional Code

  • Please enter Discount/ Promotional Code here:

Buy or Renew your Membership






 

MLF Partners