Gavin Francis: ‘The Life Project’
1 June 2016
Show More The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of Our Ordinary Lives by Helen Pearson.
Allen Lane, 399 pp., £20, February 2016, 978 1 84614 826 2Show More
“... letters to the worthies listed in Who’s Who, and that he managed to get money from the likes of Robert Maxwell, Cliff Richard and Twiggy. Since 1958 Butler had been the co-ordinator of a perennially impoverished study which began by examining the medical, social and economic circumstances of 17,000 babies born in the same week in March 1958, then over ...”