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Royal Literary Fund Podcast

In this newly-released podcast in the Royal Literary Fund’s Showcase series, Sarah LeFanu explores the relationship between  biographers and their subjects, and digs under the surface to explore the problematics of naming people in biographical writing. She draws on her experience as a biographer of Rose Macaulay, Mary Kingsley, Arthur Conan Doyle and Rudyard Kipling, and on her recently-published memoir of biographical writing, Dreaming of Rose: A Biographer’s Journal