THE CHILDREN ACT
Ian McEwan’s recent work displays his interest in science and public affairs. His latest novels tackle climate change (Solar) and espionage (Sweet Tooth). In talks and articles he articulates a strong humanist position on the issues of the day. In a rare pre-publication conversation, he discusses his fiction in progress with Claire Armitstead, Literary Editor of The Guardian. His forthcoming novel highlights the ethical dilemmas when religious conviction seeks to prevent medical intervention. Ian McEwan’s work has earned worldwide critical and popular acclaim. He won the Man Booker Prize for Amsterdam and his novel, Atonement, was made into a successful film.
Supported by The University of Sussex