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Lynsey Hanley

Lynsey Hanley was born in Birmingham and lives in Liverpool. She is the author of Estates: An Intimate History (Granta, 2007), Respectable: The Experience of Class (Penguin, 2016), and wrote the introduction to the Penguin Modern Classics edition of Richard Hoggart’s The Uses of Literacy (2009). She is a regular contributor to the Guardian, the Financial Times and the LRB blog, and is a visiting research fellow at Liverpool John Moores University.

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