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Wednesday, 12th August, 2020

Laura Cumming

Laura Cumming

Laura Cumming is the author of On Chapel Sands: My Mother and Other Missing Persons, which has been shortlisted for six literary awards, and of The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velazquez and A Face to the World: On Self-Portraits. She has been the art critic of The Observer since 1999.

Session

ON CHAPEL SANDS: MY MOTHER AND OTHER MISSING PERSONS

Laura Cummings in conversation with William Dalrymple

Laura Cumming's book On Chapel Sands: My Mother and Other Missing Persons was one of the big nonfiction hits of last year, and was shortlisted for a swathe of major prizes. Here, she discusses unearthing family secrets with fellow author Raghu Karnad.