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Hilary Mantel has 2 upcoming events.

Jan
12
Northshire Women Read
Northshire Bookstore, Monday, January 12, 2015 at 6pm
The Northshire Women Read group will meet at The Inn at Manchester on Monday January 12th at 6pm for a discussion of Wolf Hall by Hillary Mantel.

If you are a member of this reading group, please stop by The Northshire Bookstore to pick up your reserved copy of this title (and receive a 20% discount)

Our reading group is currently filled with enthusiastic readers and not taking any new members, but we would love to invite you to join us at a later date. Please email Amy apalmer@northshire.com to join a waiting list

Location: Street: The Inn At Manchester Additional: 3967 Main Street City: Manchester Center, Province: Vermont Postal Code: 05255 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Feb
11
Bookworks Book Club meets to Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Bookworks, Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7pm
Bookworks Book Club is free and open to all interested readers. February's selection is Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel.

Location: Street: 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW City: Albuquerque, Province: New Mexico Postal Code: 87107-3157 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)

Hilary Mantel has 3 media appearances.

Jan
10
Hilary Mantel
To The Best of Our Knowledge, Sunday, January 10, 2010 at 0am
May
5
'Wolf Hall' Sequel: Cromwell In All His Complexity
Weekend Edition Saturday, Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 0am

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Hilary Thompson was the eldest of three children in a Catholic English family of Irish descent. She took rhe surname of Mantel from her unofficial stepfather after her parents separated and she did not see her father again. After university, she worked as a social worker at a geriatric hospital and as a sales assistant in a department store. In 1972, she married Gerald McEwen, a geologist, and the couple later lived in Botswana and Saudi Arabia. She published a memoir of this time, "Someone to Disturb," in the London Review of Books. In her twenties, Hilary Mantel suffered from a debilitating and painful disorder originally considered a psychiatric illness, but eventually diagnosed as a severe form of endometriosis. Her first novel, Every Day is Mother's Day, was published in 1985. Returning to England, Hilary Mantel became the film critic of The Spectator and a reviewer for a number of newspapers and magazines in Britain and the USA.

Her long novel Wolf Hall, about Henry VIII’s chief minister Thomas Cromwell, was published in 2009 to great critical acclaim and has just been followed by a sequel, Bring Up the Bodies (2012).
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