Dame Mary Beard is one of Britain’s best known classicists. She’s Cambridge Emerita Professor and Fellow of Newnham College, Cambridge. She’s also a trustee of the British Museum and classics editor of the TLS, where for 20 years she has been writing a blog, “A Don’s Life”. Her bestselling books include SPQR: A History of […]
Nicola Williams is a judge, ombudsman and novelist. Called to the bar in 1985, she has been a part-time Crown Court Judge since 2009. She has been Commissioner at the Independent Police Complaints Commission, Complaints Commissioner for the Cayman Islands and the first ever Service Complaints Ombudsman for the UK Armed Forces. She has served on […]
Kathryn Mannix started her medical career in cancer care before working as a palliative care consultant in hospices, hospitals and patients’ homes. She started the UK’s first CBT clinic for palliative care patients and now teaches communication skills to healthcare professionals. She’s the bestselling author of With the End in Mind and Listen: How to Find the Words […]
Johann Hari is the internationally bestselling author of Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections. His books have appeared in 38 languages and his TED talks on addiction and depression have been viewed more than 80 million times. Chasing the Scream was made into an Academy-Award nominated film and an eight-part TV series presented by Samuel […]
Rachel Clarke is a doctor, campaigner and bestselling writer. She started off as a TV journalist, making documentaries about subjects ranging from the Monica Lewinsky scandal to the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She retrained as a doctor in her late twenties and is now a palliative care doctor and a passionate […]
“It only counts as being brave if you’re scared. I’m really, really scared.” Daisy Buchanan talks about sexual desire, being broke, envy and how to own your ambition.