Penny Brook

Penny Brook is the Head of India Office Records and Private Paper and joined the British Library in 1996. Brook and her team make the collections accessible through online catalogues, an ever-increasing number of document images online and resources such as the Library’s ‘Untold Lives’ blog and ‘Asians in Britain’ web pages.

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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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