Lisa Appignanesi OBE FRSL (born Elżbieta Borensztejn; 4 January 1946) is a British-Canadian writer, novelist, and campaigner for free expression.
Lisa Appignanesi OBE FRSL (born Elżbieta Borensztejn; 4 January 1946) is a British-Canadian writer, novelist, and campaigner for free expression. She is the Chair of the Royal Society of Literature, a former President of English PEN and former Chair of the Trustees of the Freud Museum in London. She is a Visiting Professor in the Department of English at King's College London, and held a Wellcome Trust People Award there for her public series on The Brain and the Mind.
Lisa Appignanesi’s The Memory Man really stayed with me’ – Helena Kennedy QC, Books of the Year, The Guardian. Intriguing, entertaining, compellin. n ingeniously conceived plot’ – Jewish Chronicle. Heartbreaking’ – Late Living.
The Memory Man. Lisa Appignanesi. Bruno Lind is on a mission, though he may not know it. Irene Davies knows she is, but isn't sure it's the right one. Both are haunted by the legacy of a tangled history of love and war. When Bruno returns to Vienna, the city of his birth, after an absence of many years, more awaits him than his memory hinted. Yet Lind is an expert on memory, a neuroscientist of international renown. His own story, dredged from the past, shouldn't elude his explanatory capacities. In this poignant novel, studded with vivid characters and rare humour, Appignanesi.
Yet Lind is an expert on memory, a neuroscientist of international renown
Yet Lind is an expert on memory, a neuroscientist of international renown. In this poignant novel, studded with vivid characters and rare humour, Appignanesi returns to the terrain of her acclaimed family memoir, Losing the Dead. Drawing on her intimate knowledge of central Europe, she has created a compelling fiction that is also an exploration of mind and memory. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
What gives this wonderfully sparse book its tension and grasp are the clashes between two movements, like two cymbals being brought together. It speaks history, and one cannot stop listening. -John Berger, author," G" and "To the Wedding". When Bruno Lind, a neuroscientist and memory expert, returns to Vienna, the city of his birth, more awaits him than he had expected.
In recognition of her contribution to literature, Lisa Appignanesi has been honoured with a Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French government. In 2004, she became Deputy President of English PEN and has run its highly successful 'Free Expression is No Offence Campaign' against the Racial and Religious Hatred Bill. In 2008 she became President of English PEN. by. Appignanesi, Lisa. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. World War (1939-1945), Memory - Fiction, Refugee camps - Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 - Europe - Fiction, Memory, Refugee camps, Poland - Fiction, Vienna (Austria) - Fiction, Austria - Vienna, Europe, Poland. Uploaded by ttscribe7. hongkong on November 25, 2018. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014).
Bruno Lind is on a mission, though he may not know it. Both of them are haunted by the legacy of a tangled history of love and war.
ISBN13:9781900850896. Release Date:July 2004.
Lisa Appignanesi was born in Poland and brought up in France and Canada
Lisa Appignanesi was born in Poland and brought up in France and Canada. A former university lecturer and Deputy Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, she has produced several television films and is the author of several novels, including THE DEAD OF WINTER and SANCTUARY.