Christian Wolmar

Christian Wolmar is the author of a series of seven books on railway history covering topics such as the London Underground (The Subterranean Railway), railways and war (Engines of War) and the Transsiberian (To the Edge of the World). He writes regularly for national newspapers on transport matters and frequently appears on radio and TV. He has also written several books on transport policy, including Are Trams Socialist and Driverless Cars: On a Road to Nowhere.

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A two-day taster of ‘the greatest literary show on Earth’
09 & 10 June
A packed programme of talks and performances animate four venues at the Library, celebrating South Asia’s literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas. Speakers confirmed so far include William Dalrymple, Meghnad Desai, Paulo Lemos Horta, Suki Kim, Ashis Ray, Suhel Seth, Preti Taneja and Shashi Tharoor.
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