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Book Fairies Busy with ‘Dispatches’

Today London commuters might be lucky enough to find a copy of Dispatches from the Kabul Cafe. Keep an eye out for a copy if you’re on the tube! Here is #BookFairy Carleanne announcing today’s book drop! She’s camera shy so give her some encouragement 🙂 #booksontheunderground #books pic.twitter.com/WA2icvH66g — Books Underground (@BooksUndergrnd) November 22, 2016…
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‘Dispatches’ Rides the Underground

If you’re travelling around London on November 22nd, keep an eye out for copies of Dispatches from the Kabul Cafe hidden on the Underground. The Book Fairies from Books on the Underground will be out and about, depositing Dispatches in nooks and crannies, waiting to be discovered.  Don’t forget to Tweet or Instagram your literary find. Happy hunting and happy…
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Heidi Kingstone featured in anthology

The Give Yourself Permission Anthology is on its way! Due to launch on November 15th, this anthology includes inspirational and insightful true stories of risk-taking, life changes and successful outcomes. Heidi’s chapter entitled Give Yourself Permission to make a Hard Decision explores making the tough decision of whether or not to stay in Iraq, just before the invasion…
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Jewish Book Week 2017

Heidi will be appearing at Jewish Book Week 2017. She will be in conversation with Linda Kelsey at JW3 on Wednesday March 1st at 1.00pm, discussing ‘Exceptional Women’. Heidi Kingstone is a Canadian-born foreign correspondent, who writes for Britain’s leading publications. She has interviewed many key international figures, from Benjamin Netanyahu to Princess Anne, Zaha…
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Do Svidaniya, Olga!

This article was first published in the September 2016 issue of Standpoint. Walking around the old Soviet factory in Narva, Estonia, recently, yards from the border with Russia, I saw her. Stuck on a pillar, Olga gazed out from an old propaganda poster. Grey and grainy, she typified hearty, hefty Soviet womanhood. She was built…
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Voices of War

On July 29th, Heidi Kingstone was a panelist at the Women and War Festival in London. Her session, ‘Voices of War’,  included discussion with Frank Ledwidge, a former military intelligence officer and author of Losing Small Wars and Investment in Blood, and Max Arthur OBE, an oral and military historian and author who specialises in first-hand recollections…
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