North America at the British Library

Vanishing point road

A season of talks and discussions

Historical, literary and contemporary perspectives on North America.

Series events

Nantucket, Massachusetts. Photo by Bobak Ha'Eri.
Talk

Summer Scholars: Edith Wharton / Literary Nantucket

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War Comes To School- Life at Peckham Central School, London, England, 1943, Ministry of Information Second World War Official Collection (Imperial War Museum)
Talk

Summer Scholars: GIs in Britain / Margaret Fuller

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Portrait of Natalie Clifford Barney (1876-1972), taken in 1892.
Talk

Summer Scholars: New Masses Magazine / Literary Salons

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Ryan Gattis
In Conversation

Los Angeles, City of Angels: Ryan Gattis

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David France and Garth Greenwell
In Conversation

David France and Garth Greenwell

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Fake News
Talk

Jonathan Freedland on 'Fake News'

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Robert Lowell (Credit: Elsa Dorfman)
Performance

The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Robert Lowell Centenary

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