David Thomson's Memoir Invokes '50s London, Fave Films and an Absent Father

East Bay Express | February 18, 2009
Born in London during World War II, Thomson grew up in its rubble-strewn aftermath, a time and place when "people were steadily unwell in ways that made illness seem the norm," he remembers in his new memoir Try to Tell the Story.

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