How would you make sense of your life if you thought it might end tomorrow? In this captivating and best-selling memoir Vesna Goldsworthy tells the story of herself, her family and her early life in her lost country. There follows marriage, a move to England and a successful media and academic career, then a cancer diagsis and its unresolved consequences. A profoundly moving, comic and original account by a stunning literary talent.
Born in Belrade in 1961, Vesna Goldsworthy left Yugoslavia in 1986 to marry a British diplomat. She has worked in Britain for the BBC, in publishing, and in academia. She is currently Professor of English and Director of the Institute of Suburban Studies at Kingston University. Her first novel will be published internationally in 2015.