Grub Street by Ruth Herman

FIRST BROADCAST : January 27, 2020 5:08 pm

Ruth Herman joins Drive Time to talk about her new book

Grub Street:The Origins of The British Press... a Fascinating,thoroughly researched examination of the origins of the British press.Ruth looks at several

factors ,including the birth of newspaper advertising,Political influence as well as early examples of writing targeted at women.In this extended interview Ruth also reads an excerpt from the book.Which is available in all good book shops.