This time we’re looking at life crises which can rear their head at any time…
For the brilliant journalist and broadcaster Miranda Sawyer, hers made its presence felt at the age of 44 and her fantastically well received book on the subject ‘Out of Time’ is Sawyer’s investigation of this most challenging of life moments, in which she describes not just her own experiences, but recounts the stories of many others who are navigating the choppy waters of their 40s and 50s.
The Pool’s, Marisa Bate, writes regularly about the millennial dilemma of a broken housing market, sky-high rents, internet anxiety, infertility scare-mongering and no pension to speak of. As financial security in the future has been written off as just a dream how can 20 and 30 somethings can make their way through these difficult times?
Chaired by Will Smith, writer and star of Bafta-winning BBC comedy ‘The Thick of It’, and author of the novel Mainlander this promises to be poignant, insightful and a little bit funny too!
About The 4th Estate Literary Salon
4th Estate is one of the most innovative and eclectic imprints in the book industry, with a reputation for publishing a wide variety of critically acclaimed and beautifully produced titles; from the record-breaking, award-winning Hilary Mantel to American literary legends Jonathan Franzen and Jeffrey Eugenides to voices of a generation such as Lena Dunham and Hadley Freeman.
With such a stellar cast of authors, the 4th Estate Literary Salon will bring together great minds and great conversation for a night of live literary debate.