Saturday 14 April 2018
Winstanley Lecture Theatre
Most of us like to think that we are immortal but Robert McCrum has more reason than most to be pre-occupied with mortality.
At the age of 42 he suffered a near fatal stroke. Ever since that life- changing day his every third thought is about death. Join festival patron Robert McCrum for a surprisingly joyous and witty examination of how we approach the ‘end game’ and accept our own mortality.
In conversation with Claire Armitstead, Associate Editor, Culture, the Guardian