Robert Harris and Ben Macintyre on Bringing History to Life

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Hot Docs exclusive livestream discussion with novelist Robert Harris, renowned for wildly popular World War Two thrillers (Fatherland, Enigma) and storyteller Ben Macintyre whose non-fiction portraits of wartime spies (Operation Mincemeat, The Spy and the Traitor). The authors discuss their common passion for history and their new books: Harris’s V2, a riveting novel set against the backdrop of the Nazi bombing of London; and Macintyre’s Agent Sonya, the true story behind the Cold War’s most daring female spy.

In conversation with Jessica Johnson, Executive Editor and Creative Director of The Walrus. Dec 6 at 3:30 pm. $7 for non-members, free for members. https://boxoffice.hotdocs.ca