Lynn Barber – An Education

Posted on September 4, 2010 by



Lynn Barber is an multi-award winning writer. Her interviews have won five British Press Awards and a What the Papers Say award. There are two published collections, Mostly Men and Demon Barber, both from Viking. She has also written books on Victorian naturalists, and sex – her first book was called How To Improve Your Man in Bed. Born in 1944, she read English at Oxford before working for Penthouse magazine for seven years, then the Sunday Express, The Independent on Sunday, Vanity Fair, The Daily Telegraph and the Observer. She currently writes for the Sunday Times.

Lynn’s memoir, An Education, was recently turned into a film, with script by Nick Hornby.

First broadcast on 3rd September 2010

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