This event is jointly organised with Standpoint magazine
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6.30-8.00pm | Thursday 5 November 2009
Lionel Shriver, Novelist and journalist
Daniel Johnson, Editor of Standpoint
Lionel Shriver is a novelist and has written for The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Philadelphia Enquirer, and The Guardian. Born in the US, Shriver has lived in Nairobi, Bangkok and Belfast. She is married to a jazz drummer and is based in London and New York. Her seventh novel, the Orange prize-winning We Need to Talk About Kevin, explored the challenges of contemporary motherhood and the spiritual burdens of contemporary childhood through a remarkable story of a Columbine-style school massacre. Shriver has a monthly column in Standpoint.