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Writer of the month: Suddenly, all roads led to Munich, 1936 – why I wrote Winter Games

Rachel Johnson discusses the writing of Winter Games. Rachel is a columnist, bestselling novelist and the ninth editor of the world’s oldest women’s weekly, The Lady magazine. She was educated at St Paul’s Girls’ School and New College, Oxford. She joined the Financial Times in 1989 as its first female graduate trainee and has been in national newspapers ever since.

Rachel Johnson‘s books include the international bestseller Notting Hell and most recently, A Diary of The Lady. She has recently published her third novel for Penguin, Winter Games.

This talk was part of the Writer of the Month – a series of free talks, in which each month a high profile author shared their experiences of using original records in their writing.