Meet the Author - Sarah Winman

2 December 2021 - from 17:30

Still Life


Sarah Winman is an award winning actress and novelist.  After a successful career as an actress ni mainstream British television,  she published her first novel , When God was a Rabbit, in 2011. It became an international bestseller and won Winman several awards including New Writer of the ear in the Galaxy National Book Awards .  She has published three further novels to great acclaim. 

Still Life published earlier this year is a story of love, life and art spanning several decades starting with the liberation of Florence in 1944.    


“Sarah Winman's exquisite testament to life, love and art is a masterpiece” (The Independent)

“A beautiful, big-hearted, richly tapestried story of people brought together by love, war, art, flood… and the ghost of E.M. Forster” (Good Reads)


The evening will be in two linked parts:

At 17:30 (CET) Simon Gammell will chair a session for people who have read Still Life to discuss it direct with the author, Sarah Winman.  This will be the ultimate Book Club experience.

After a short interval, we will resume at 18:30 when Kamin Mohammadi (author of Bella Figura) will talk to  Sarah about her life and her work.

We will finish the evening up with a glass of wine for those who can attend live in the Library, as tradition demands!


Live in the Library and simultaneously online via Zoom. 



Both parts:  E. 15

Book Club only: E.10

Kamin discussion with Sarah only: E.10

Zoom Registration for both parts:  E. 5


To book your place please register online here or contact


Still Life  is available to purchase at the Paperback Exchange (members of the British Institute's Library receive a 10% discount)