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Sathnam Sanghera

He has made his mark with books such as The Boy with the Topknot: A Memoir of Love, Secrets, and Lies in Wolverhampton and Marriage Material. Whether autobiographical or fiction, Sathnam Sanghera has bravely spoken out about private experiences through the written word. His stories highlight camouflaged taboos and the suppressed experiences of second-generation immigrants juggling family, relationships and careers.

His first book The Boy with the Top Knot is being made into a BBC TV series, to be aired in 2017. In a conversation at The Arts Club in London’s Mayfair, we chatted about his views on life.
Non fiction
The Boy with the Topknot (2008)
     aka If You Don't Know Me By Now
Costa Book Awards Best First Novel nominee (2013) : Marriage Material