#BLF 2018# FROM THE KING’S SPEECH TO HITLER’S PIANO PLAYER: IN CONVERSATION WITH PETER CONRADI

FROM THE KING’S SPEECH TO HITLER’S PIANO PLAYER:

IN CONVERSATION WITH PETER CONRADI

Moderated by Andy Killeen

Thursday, March 22, 1 pm | 60 RMB – purchase link

British author and journalist Peter Conradi is a prolific writer who has produced several highly acclaimed non-fiction titles. In 2010 he co-wrote with Mark Logue the best-selling book The King’s Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy, which tells the story of the friendship between King George VI and his Australian speech therapist, Lionel Logue, that inspired the multi Oscar-winning film. Peter and Mark Logue are currently working on a sequel, The King’s War, to be published this Autumn. He is also the author of The Red Ripper: Inside the Mind of Russia’s Most Brutal Serial Killer (about Andrei Chikatilo); Mad Vlad: Vladimir Zhirinovsky and the New Russian Nationalism (about Vladimir Zhirinovsky), Hitler’s Piano Player (about Ernst Hanfstaengl a.k.a. Putzi), and The Great Survivors: How Monarchy Made it into the Twenty-First Century, amongst other titles. Come join Peter Conradi for this wide-ranging event as he discusses his writing career and how he approaches his topics of choice. In conversation with Andy Killeen.

 

Peter Conradi is the author of a number of books, most recently Who Lost Russia: How the World Entered a New Cold War. His previous works include Hitler’s Piano Player and The Great Survivors: How Royalty Made it into the Twenty-First Century. He also wrote (jointly with Mark Logue), The King’s Speech, which told the true story of the events that inspired the multi Oscar-winning film. They are currently working on a sequel, The King’s War, to be published this Autumn. A graduate of Brasenose College, Oxford and Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, he has lived and worked in several countries and currently lives in his native London.

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