Michele Hanson

Michele Hanson’s hilarious and evocative memoir What the Grown-ups were Doing has just been published in paperback by Simon and Schuster. Charting Michele’s childhood and coming of age in a Britain that was emerging from post-war austerity into the days of ‘you’ve never had it so good’, it is a characterful and affectionate look at a way of British life long since disappeared but one for which we continue to hold huge affection. Sally Morris in the Daily Mail says “Hanson has perfected a dry, self-effacing style that brings all her characters brilliantly to life as well as conjuring up a more innovent erc aof increasing prosperity and exciting innovation in fashion and music”.

Posted on April 18, 2013