The Alderney Lit Bite
The Alderney Lit Bites is a monthly online salon connecting authors, readers, and the odd literary philosopher. Addressing the questions 'why read?' and 'if so, why this book?', it informally explores aspects of history and historical fiction through their authors' insights.
"The Story of China"
Thursday, 29th April 8pm-9pm
"The Story of China" is a landmark book written a by historian Michael Wood which takes a fresh look at the World's oldest civilization.
In conversation with Alderney LitFest Chairman, Anthony Riches, Michael Wood discusses how the Chinese created their own distinctive vision of the world, a vision that is still alive in the 21st Century.
Q&A to follow the talk.
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For over thirty years now, historian and broadcaster Michael Wood has brought history alive for viewers and readers in the UK, the US and further afield. He is the author of several highly praised books on English history including In Search of the Dark Ages, Domesday, and In Search of England, and well over one hundred documentary films, among them In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great and The Story of India, which the Wall Street Journal described as ‘still the gold standard’ of documentary history making.
Michael is currently Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, the Royal Society of Arts and the Society of Antiquaries, and a governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.