Irene Vallejo: The Joy of Books
- Sat 26 Aug 13:00 - 14:00
- Baillie Gifford West Court
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What happens inside our heads when we open a book and read? Spanish journalist and philologist Irene Vallejo has turned her passion for books into an evocative and rich history. Beginning in libraries in the ancient world and with references ranging from Plato to Orwell, Papyrus, translated into English by Charlotte Whittle, was a major bestseller in Spain. Today Vallejo talks about her extraordinary work with Daniel Hahn.