The Twenty One Best Ever Coming-Of-Age Novels
Levison Wood – Walking the Himalayas
G15 Alison Oddey in: A Gift for Eleonora
- 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
To celebrate the Festivals 21st birthday, our expert panel led by Artistic Director Viv Groskop and Guardian culture writer Mark Lawson debates the ultimate novels depicting the transition to adulthood. Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar, Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women… Can anything knock JD Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye off the top spot?