Writer of the month

04 June 2013

Dominic Sandbrook, one of Britain's best-known historians, will give a talk at The National Archives on Tuesday 11 June at 14:00, as part of our Writer of the Month series.

Dominic will be discussing his latest book, Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain, 1974-1979.

A columnist for the Daily Mail and BBC History, Dominic also reviews books for the Sunday Times and has presented numerous Radio 4 documentaries, notably a 15-part history of the Post Office. His BBC Two television series, The 70s, adapted from his books, was broadcast in 2012 and his new series on Britain in the Cold War will be screened in 2013. He is currently working on a new book on the early 1980s, and is a visiting professor at King's College London.

The talk is free to attend, but please email writerofthemonth@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk to reserve your place.

'Writer of the Month' is a series of free talks, in which each month a high profile author will share their experiences of using original records in their writing. See the full schedule on our Writer of the Month page or find out more detail on our events pages.

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