Marina Lewycka is of Ukrainian origin and was born in a refugee camp in Kiel, Germany, during World War II. She studied at Keele University, and has written a number of books of practical advice for carers of the elderly, published by Age Concern, as well as two bestselling novels. She lectures in media studies at Sheffield Hallam University. Her latest book is We Are All Made of Glue.
On Wednesday 8th July , between 10am and 12 noon, we hosted a live webchat with Marina Lewycka. You can read Marina's responses to readers' questions below.
About We Are All Made of Glue:
From bonding to bondage, from B & Q to Belarus, along with seven smelly cats, three useless handymen, two slimy estate agents, social workers, and a bonker lady, this is the story of a very unlikely friendship. Georgie Sinclair's husband has walked out; her sixteen-year-old son is busy surfing born-again websites; and all those overdue articles for Adhesives in the Modern World are getting her down. So when Georgie spots Mrs Shapiro, an eccentric old Jewish emigre neighbour with an eye for a bargain and a fondness for matchmaking, rummaging through her skip in the middle of the night, it's just the distraction she needs...
Read more about Marina on her author page