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On The Margins In Contemporary Britain

Asia House Arts & Learning

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 from 18:45 to 20:00 (BST)

On The Margins In Contemporary Britain

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Join two of the country’s sharpest young writers as they explore their own perspectives of what it is to be different in contemporary Britain.

Chosen one of Waterstones’ Best Fiction Debuts of 2013, Marriage Material tells of three generations of a family through the prism of a Wolverhampton corner shop – itself a microcosm of the South Asian experience.  Humourous and insightful, it is a unique and urgent glimpse of modern Britain.

Sathnam Sanghera is an award-winning writer for The Times. His first book, The Boy with the Topknot: A Memoir of Love, Secrets and Lies in Wolverhampton, was shortlisted for the 2008 Costa Biography Award.  Damian Barr is a writer, playwright and creator/host of the Shoreditch House Literary Salon. His highly acclaimed Maggie and Me is a humorous and timely memoir of surviving Thatcher’s Britain.

Produced in partnership with the South Asian Literature Festival.

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Asia House
63 New Cavendish Street
W1G 7LP London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 from 18:45 to 20:00 (BST)


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Asia House Arts & Learning

Asia House is a centre of expertise on trade, investment and public policy. We drive political, economic and commercial engagement between Asia and Europe.

Asia House supports a vibrant Arts and Learning programme – a creative hub for Asian arts and culture. It is completely unique in the UK in presenting a thought-provoking, pan-Asian artistic and cultural programme.

Our mission is to inspire and engage diverse audiences by encouraging dialogue aimed at finding common ground amongst different schools of thought on how to look at Asia’s historical and cultural development. This is done through a dynamic series of live events; from panel discussions to music, dance, performance, visual art, film, food, fashion and literature.

Working closely with arts practitioners, educational specialists and cultural partners we aim to encourage a platform for meaningful cultural engagement with our audiences.

 

Asia House is a UK registered charity. Charity number: 1072696

 

 

 

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