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31 May, 2019: Book Launch: Blitz Writing, by Inez Holden Join Handheld Press and The Second Shelf to celebrate the reissue of Inez Holden’s WWII novella 'Night Shift', and her wartime memoir 'It Was Different At The Time', published together for the first time in Blitz Writing. Holden was a novelist and journalist of WWII, as well as a friend and colleague of George Orwell, Stevie Smith, Cyril Connolly and Anthony Powell. Her literary executor Ariane Bankes will be in conversation with Handheld Press' editor, Kate Macdonald, and The Second Shelf's managing editor, Lucy Scholes, about Holden's life, work and impact.