Maggie O’Farrell is one of our most beloved contemporary novelists, her consistently bestselling works of fiction celebrated for their deft, emotionally sensitive prose. This year marks the release of her enthralling memoir I am, I am, I am, which has been published to universal rave reviews.
I am, I am, I am charts Maggie’s encounters with mortality, from a potentially fatal illness in childhood, to medical mistakes and a terrifying encounter on a mountain path. Maggie’s brushes with death and the perspective this has given her on both humanity’s vulnerability and its resilience have infused her creative career, and this memoir is a fascinating, harrowing insight into the life behind one of our most popular literary voices.
As one of the most anticipated memoirs of the year, it is a real joy for us to be able to celebrate this astonishing book with Maggie, and the evening promises to be an insightful and poignant exploration of the struggles and successes of her life.