Real Life with Deborah Levy

The last installment in Deborah Levy's autobiographical trilogy, Real Estate, will be published in May. Levy will discuss it with Lisa Appignanesi, writer and Chair of the Royal Society of Literature and a former president of English PEN, during a virtual talk at the Hay Festival 2021.

Saturday 29 May 2021, 4pm – 4.50pm BST ONLINE

“With her characteristic wit and acute insights, she crafts a searing examination of womanhood and ownership. Her possessions, real and imagined, push us as readers to question our cultural understanding of belonging and belongings and to consider the value of a woman’s intellectual and personal life. Blending personal history, gender politics, philosophy, and literary theory, Real Estate is a compulsively readable narrative.”

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