This event is part of the Cheltenham Literature Festival
Drawing on half a century of travel and firsthand experience, historian and former British Academy Book Prize Winner Timothy Garton Ash explores Europe’s progress in its post-war decades of hope – and why so much went wrong. In conversation with his friend, novelist Ian McEwan, they consider how Europe’s past will shape its future and issue an urgent call for us to understand and defend what we have collectively achieved.
Timothy Garton Ash was awarded the British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding in 2017 for his book ‘Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World’.
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