Old North Londoners

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  1. Esther Rantzen

    Esther Rantzen

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    English journalist and television presenter

  2. Stella Gibbons

    Stella Gibbons

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    British writer

  3. Alice Beer

    Alice Beer

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    British, Journalist

  4. Anne Digby

    Anne Digby

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    Anne Digby is a prolific British children's author best known for the Trebizon series, published between 1978 and 1994.


  5. Margaret Fingerhut

    Margaret Fingerhut

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    British classical pianist

  6. Jessie Pope

    Jessie Pope

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    British writer, Very Bad Lady

  7. Barbara Amiel

    Barbara Amiel

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    British journalist, writer, and socialite

  8. Ruth Padel

    Ruth Padel

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    British poet and author

  9. Zarif

    Zarif

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    Zarif Davidson, known professionally as Zarif, is a British singer-songwriter of Scottish-Iranian-Jewish descent whose music ranges from soul to funk to pop. She performs with a nine piece band and sometimes plays keyboard and guitar.


  10. Mary Vivian Hughes

    Mary Vivian Hughes

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    Mary Vivian Hughes (2 October 1866 – May 1956), usually known as Molly Hughes and published under M. V. Hughes, was a British educator and author.


  11. Myfanwy Piper

    Myfanwy Piper

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    Librettist; art critic

  12. Judith Weir

    Judith Weir

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    British composer

  13. Gillian Cross

    Gillian Cross

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    Children's author

  14. Stevie Smith

    Stevie Smith

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    Poet

  15. Natasha Walter

    Natasha Walter

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    British feminist writer

  16. Susie Orbach

    Susie Orbach

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    Susie Orbach (born 1946) is a British psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, writer and social critic.


  17. Helen Gardner (critic)

    Helen Gardner (critic)

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    Professor Dame Helen Louise Gardner DBE (13 February 1908 – 4 June 1986) was an English literary critic and academic. She was best known for her work on the poets John Donne and T. S. Eliot.


  18. Noreena Hertz

    Noreena Hertz

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    Noreena Hertz (born 24 September 1967) is an English author, economist and broadcaster and currently Professor at the Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty at University College London. In 2001 The Observer newspaper dubbed her "one of the world's leading young thinkers" and Vogue magazine described her as "one of the most inspiring women in the world.". In September 2013 Hertz was featured on the cover of Newsweek Magazine. Describing herself as "a campaigning academic", critics have called her "a do-gooder who moves like a grasshopper from one high-profile good cause to another." She has been called the 'Nigella Lawson of economics' by the UK media,"because she combines striking beauty with a formidable mind" and the 'self-appointed It girl of anti-globalisation.' Fast Company magazine has named her "one of the most influential economists on the international stage" and observed: "For more than two decades [her] economic predictions have been accurate and ahead of the curve."


  19. Margaret Calkin James

    Margaret Calkin James

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    British artist

  20. Netta Syrett

    Netta Syrett

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    English novelist of the late Victorian era.

  21. Agnes Arber

    Agnes Arber

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    British botanist

  22. Edith How-Martyn

    Edith How-Martyn

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    British suffragette

  23. Eleanor Graham

    Eleanor Graham

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    Eleanor Graham (born 9 January 1896 in Walthamstow, England; died 8 March 1984 in London) was a book editor and children's book author.


  24. Judy Mallaber

    Judy Mallaber

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    British politician

  25. Katharine McMahon

    Katharine McMahon

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    Katharine McMahon is a British writer born in north-west London. She is an historical novelist who, since 1990, has published seven books. McMahon is the best-selling author of The Rose of Sebastopol which was officially announced on 27 December 2007 as one of the ten titles for the Richard & Judy Book Club 2008. McMahon’s book was subsequently reviewed on the Channel 4 Richard & Judy Show on 24 January 2008. The Rose of Sebastopol was shortlisted for the Best Read Award at the Galaxy British Book Awards 2008. The Rose of Sebastopol was on the Sunday Times Best Seller List and was a Waterstone's No.1 Bestseller. McMahon's previous book 'The Alchemist's Daughter' was one of Waterstone's Paperbacks of the Year in 2006.


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