Mar 152023

Fiona Malcolm, who is a librarian at the Athenaeum Library, gave a presentation on a week that she spent on board the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner travelling from New York to Southampton. Also on board: 1 Literature Festival at sea; 28 authors (including Ian Rankin, Lionel Shriver, Mick Herron, Prue Leith, Alexander McCall Smith); 6 journalists; 1,000 fellow passengers; and no way to get off the liner during the transatlantic crossing.