Stories from behind the Berlin Wall I Hester Vaizey
Friday, 31 October 2014 from 14:00 to 15:00 (GMT)
Kew, United Kingdom
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The National Archives is hosting Writer of the Month, a series of talks to broaden awareness of historical records and their uses for writers. Each month, a high-profile author will visit The National Archives to share their writing experience and tell us more about their books.
Hester Vaizey is a University Lecturer in Modern German History and a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. She also acts as Publishing Co-ordinator at The National Archives. Her book Surviving Hitler’s War: Family Life in Germany 1939-1948, was shortlisted for the Women’s History Network Prize and won the Fraenkel Prize for Contemporary History. Her latest book is 'Born in the GDR: Living in the Shadow of the Wall'.
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