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Michael Rosen

My Radical Journey

FoI at Waterstones/
Tue 19 September 2017
19:00-20:00
Waterstones
Price: £7/ £5

Michael Rosen

My Radical Journey

michael_rosen_credit_goldsmiths_universityoflondon
Tue 19 September 2017,
19:00-20:00
Waterstones
Price: £7/ £5

Michael Rosen’s parents, Harold and Connie, both teachers, first met as teenage Communists in the 1930s Jewish East End. His family home was filled with stories of relatives in London, the United States and France and of those who had disappeared in Europe. Unlike the children around them, Rosen and his brother grew up dreaming of a socialist revolution; Communist Party meetings were held in the front room, summers were for Communist camping holidays. All this changed following a trip to East Germany, when in 1957 his parents decided to leave the Party.

In his new book, So They Call You Pisher! A Memoir, Rosen recounts stories from the first 23 years of his life, recalling his own journey of radical self-discovery: running away to the Aldermaston March to ban the bomb, writing and performing in experimental political theatre and getting arrested during the 1968 movements.

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