Carmen Callil founded the Virago Press and is now a critic and writer. Her latest book, Bad Faith, is about Vichy France and Louis Darquier, Nazi collaborator and Commissioner for Jewish Affairs. She is currently working on Oh Happy Day, a book about about 19th-century England, Ireland and Lebanon, and her ancestors’ lives there at that time.
Books by Carmen Callil
Interviews with Carmen Callil
Author and founder of Virago Press decries the absolute silence of the church during the Holocaust, and discusses five books on the “dark and murky side” the French have now “faced up to”
Interviews where books by Carmen Callil were recommended
The historian and author chooses five books on de Gaulle and the Resistance. He says the British tried to veto de Gaulle’s famous 1940 speech from London calling on the French to stand up to German occupation