Ben Judah, author of This Is London, is an acclaimed foreign correspondent who turned his reporter's gaze on home, immersing himself in the hidden world of London's immigrant populations, talking to oligarchs, beggars, bankers, carers and witch-doctors about their chosen city. He talks to Suzanne about London as a place of hopes dashed and realised, where people come to live, work, fall in love, raise children, grow old and die.
Stoke Newington Literary Festival
176 Stoke Newington High Street
04/06/2016 5:00 PM
04/06/2016 6:00 PM
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Ben Judah was born in London. He has travelled widely in Russia, Central Asia and the Levant. His writing has featured widely, including the New York Times, the Evening Standard, the Financial Times and Standpoint. His first book, Fragile Empire, was published by Yale University Press in 2013.