Marina Warner writes fiction and cultural history. Her books include From the Beast to the Blonde (l994), the novels Indigo (l992) and The Leto Bundle (2000), and Stranger Magic: Charmed States and The Arabian Nights (2011). She has curated exhibitions, including The Inner Eye (l996), Metamorphing (2002-3) and Only Make-Believe: Ways of Playing (2005). Her essays on art will be collected in Art & Enchantment (forthcoming). In 2015, she was awarded the Holberg Prize in the Arts and Humanities. She is Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck College, a Fellow of the British Academy and President of the Royal Society of Literature.
Books by Marina Warner
Interviews with Marina Warner
‘It’s a long time since ogres have seemed so absolutely real,’ says Marina Warner, author and long-time scholar of fairy tales. Which makes now as good a time as any to immerse ourselves in the twisted truths of the fairy tale realm, with Warner’s selection of the best books of, or about, other-worldly tales of mischief and subversion, dreams and laughter, ‘hope against hope’
Interviews where books by Marina Warner were recommended
by Marina Warner
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol
by Andy Warhol
Shadows of a Hand
by and Georgel, Florian, Luc, Marie-Laure, Pierre, Prevost, Rodari & Sante
The World of Yesterday
by Stefan Zweig & Anthea Bell (translator)
Vincent van Gogh - The Letters
by Hans Luijten, Leo Jansen (Editor) & Nienke Bakker (Editor)
Women’s historical role in politics wasn’t always as limited as we might assume. Medieval historian Helen Castor tells us about powerful women in British history and how they were constrained or conspired against.