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The Stopping Places

Damian Shortlisted for Travel Writing Award

11 January, 2019

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Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places has been shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award. Congratulations to Damian. See the full shortlist here. The winner will...

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Watch Damian’s Very British History

17 December, 2018

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Damian Le Bas has hosted a documentary entitled Romany Gypsies on BBC1, as part of the series A Very British History. It explores the tumultuous history of the UK’s Romany community during...

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“It Was About Happiness”

27 November, 2018

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Damian Le Bas has been interviewed by The Idries Shah foundation. ” Humans are tougher than we sometimes think we are. But I also found that you can’t cure everything...

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“Deserves to Be Widely Read”

29 October, 2018

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Romany Routes magazine has reviewed Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places. “This book deserves to be widely read and to become a standard text for anyone seeking to understand more about...

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Damian in Wigtown

19 September, 2018

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Damian Le Bas will be speaking at Wigtown Book Festival on Monday 24th September. Find out more here. Find your copy of Damian’s The Stopping Places here, or at your local bookshop...

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The Stopping Places out in Audio Today

6 September, 2018

In: News · Publishing News

Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places is now available as an audio book, read by Damian himself. Find your copy here. Congratulations to Damian. Catch up on his Proms interval interview...

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Tonight! Radio 3 Prom interview

23 August, 2018

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At about 8.15 tonight (23rd August) on BBC Radio 3, in Interval Proms Plus, new generation thinker Sophie Coulombeau will present… An introduction to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller culture...

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Damian Le Bas at Dulwich Books

23 August, 2018

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Damian Le Bas will be speaking about The Stopping Places at Dulwich Books. Join Damian at 7PM on Thursday 6th September. Buy tickets here. Damian Le Bas grew up surrounded by...

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“Remarkable, Deeply Humane, Utterly Engaging and Elegiac”

7 August, 2018

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James Sharpe has reviewed Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places for Literary Review.  “The book resulting from Le Bas’s decision to know his roots better is a remarkable, deeply humane, utterly...

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“A Near-Perfect Balance of the Personal and Political”

19 July, 2018

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Prospect magazine has reviewed Damian Le Bas’s The Stopping Places. “Le Bas has a cinematic writing style that shifts between images, memory and history.” Read the full review here. Follow Damian on Twitter here....

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