New Chapter Author Mornings give the opportunity to meet fascinating writers and discuss their work.
Alexander Masters is an author, screenwriter and worker with the homeless. His books include Stuart – A Life Backwards – for which he was awarded the Arts Council Writers’Award and won the Guardian First Book Award and the Hawthornden Prize. The screen adaptation also written by him was shown in 2007 to huge acclaim and more awards.
His latest book A life discarded has won rave reviews. It is a biographical detective story compiled from 148 tattered notebooks found in a skip which were part of an intimate anonymous diary over 50 years and Mr Masters uncovers the identity and real history of their author with an astounding final revelation.