Clair Wills is King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Murray Edwards College, Cambridge. Her latest book is Missing Persons, or My Grandmother’s Secrets (Penguin, 2024).

The photographs worth a thousand words, even if those words are by Annie Ernaux

Juxtaposing the Nobel Prize-winner’s writing with images of daily life shows that images can be read as well as looked at

2 May 2024