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Alumni authors

Many former Birkbeck students have published fiction, monographs and academic books in a wide range of genres and subject areas. If you have written a book and you would like us to publicise it here, please contact us

isabella-smugge.jpgFeatured book

Trials of Isabella M Smugge, Ruth Leigh (BA English, 1998)

Life in the country isn’t going as Issy Smugge planned, but the woman once called ‘Britain’s Most Relatable Mum Designer’ is resilient. With a baby on the way, a good-for-nothing husband and a mother needing care, her hands are full. How will she cope with the mysterious village snitch and poisonous gossip columnist Lavinia Harcourt?