Sharon Duggal – Author

Sharon Duggal is a writer, campaigner and a community radio broadcaster amongst other things. Her acclaimed debut novel, The Handsworth Times (pub. Bluemoose Books) centres on the struggles of a British-Asian family against a backdrop of unemployment, social unrest, neglected communities, incredible music and the healing power of direct action in 1980’s working-class Birmingham. The novel was chosen as The Morning Star’s fiction ‘Book of the Year 2016‘ and as the title for Brighton City Reads 2017.

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