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John Mullan

22 May 2014

John Mullan

John Mullan is Professor of English at University College London. He has published widely on eighteenth-century literature. He is the author of How Novels Work (OUP, 2006), a guide to contemporary fiction for the general reader, and Anonymity. A Secret History of English Literature (Faber and Faber, 2007), an exploration of the literary uses of anonymity and pseudonymity. He is a broadcaster and journalist, and writes a column on contemporary novels for the Guardian, whose monthly Book Club interviews with leading authors he conducts. In 2009 he was one of the judges for the Man Booker Prize. His most recent book is What Matters in Jane Austen? (Bloomsbury, 2012).

John will be in conversation with Kazuo Ishiguro, as part of the Harper's Bazaar evening in the Darwin Lecture Theatre: 19:00-20:30.