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Laura Beers

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Laura Beers is Professor of British History at the American University in Washington, DC, and divides her time between DC and York in the UK. She studied at Princeton and Harvard before becoming a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Cambridge.

She is the author of Your Britain: Media and the Making of the Labour Party and Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, both published by Harvard University Press. She is now working on her first general trade book, about the contemporary resonances of Orwell, to be published by Hurst in the UK and W. W. Norton in the US.

Orwell’s Ghosts