Sasha Swire | 'I just want it to stand as a portrait of a political decade'

Sasha Swire | 'I just want it to stand as a portrait of a political decade'

"What I immediately loved was the intimate view of politics. Sasha is sufficiently an insider to be able to give us the jaw-dropping, revealing moments, and sufficiently an outsider to view everything and everyone with a laser-sharp gaze.”

From Samuel Pepys to Shaun Bythell, the fascination in reading other people’s diaries lies not only in the immediacy of their response to events, but also in their unedited candour. Now we have those of Sasha Swire, lauded in the above quote by her editor Richard Beswick. Little, Brown acquired her book Diary of an MP’s Wife: Inside and Outside Politics ...

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