Cambridge Literary Festival - Elizabeth Day & Christina Patterson

Cambridge Literary Festival - Elizabeth Day & Christina Patterson

Saturday 6 April 2019
Baillie Gifford Stage - The Old Divinity School
The Art of Losing All Themes Lifestyle Main Programme From the outside, Elizabeth Day (How to Fail) and Christina Patterson (The Art of Not Falling Apart) seem an unlikely pair to connect with failure

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– between them, they’ve written novels and had high-flying careers in journalism and broadcasting. But life sometimes throws you curveballs however well you think things are going. How to embrace those moments and realise that vital breakthroughs, both personal and professional, can come as a result of things going horribly wrong?

Chaired by Allison Pearson, journalist, novelist and Festival Patron.


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17:30 - 18:30

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