An Audience with Dame Jenni Murray
A journalist and broadcaster who has presented BBC Radio 4’sWoman’s Hour since 1987, Dame Jenni Murray is the author of several books, including A History of Britain in 21 Women and Memoirs of a Not So Dutiful Daughter.
In her latest book, A History of the World in 21 Women, she looks at the great women of the world, rescuing some from obscurity and shining a new light on familiar names.
DOORS OPEN: 14:15
EVENT STARTS: 15:00
DURATION: 1 hour approx.
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More about Dame Jenni Murray
DAME JENNI MURRAY – A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 21 WOMEN: A Personal Selection
Published by Oneworld 6 September 2018 Hardback £16.99
‘Celebrates the defiant spirit of Britain’s ground-breaking heroines… Entertaining.’ DAILY MAIL
‘Ideal to press into the hands of young women studying politics and history.’ INDEPENDENT
‘Fascinating for what it reveals incidentally about her own passion to learn and not to conform…’ DAILY TELEGRAPH
In the sequel to her bestselling A HISTORY OF BRITIAN IN 21 WOMEN, Dame Jenni Murray celebrates great women from around the world – rescuing some from obscurity and shining a new light on familiar names. They led while others followed. They stood up and spoke out when no one else would. They broke the mould in art, journalism and politics. Each fought, in her own way, for change. This is unique, personal, lively and accessible history from the Radio 4 presenter and national treasure. Jenni’s 21 women are:
Joan of Arc, Benazir Bhutto Empress, Dowager Cixi,Hatshepsut,Frida Kahlo, Isabella of Castile. Mavo Bandaranaike, Artemisia Gentileschi, Hillary Clinton, Catherine the Great, Wangari Maathai, Toni Morrison, Cathy Freeman, Madonna, Angela Merkel, Coco Chanel, Clara Schumann, Golda Meir, Margaret Atwood, Anna Politkovskayairi and Marie Curie
Jenni Murray is a journalist and broadcaster who has presented BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour since 1987. She is the author of several books, including A History of Britain in 21 Women andMemoirs of a Not So Dutiful Daughter. She lives in North London.