Maggie and Me by Damian Barr

Maggie-and-Me-03-GQ_08Apr13_pr_b_592x888Working class and gay, the founder of the Shoreditch Literary Salon, Damian Barr confesses that Maggie Thatcher is his guilty pleasure in his touching and darkly witty memoir Maggie and Me. The book tells of surviving Thatcher’s Britain, of growing up gay in a straight world and coming out the other side in spite of, and maybe because of, the iron lady.

Out next month, this is definitely one to read and couldn’t have been timed better!

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