ONLINE ONLY: VICTORIA GLENDINNING CBE
Family Business: An Intimate History of John Lewis and the Partnership
15 Sep 2021 10:00 am
The award-winning biographer and novelist turns her attention to the fascinating story behind the man who changed the face of the British high street and founded one of our best loved retail chains, exploring the passionate advocacy for the concept of Partnership, and the future of the company. Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize, James Tait Black Prize and Whitbread Prize for Biography (twice), her previous biographies include Vita: The Life of V. Sackville-West, Edith Sitwell: A Unicorn Among Lions, Rebecca West, and Anthony Trollope. She is Vice-President of English PEN, a Vice-President of the Royal Society of Literature, and a Trustee of the Man Booker Foundation.
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