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18 June 2021

A year and a half ago Raymond Briggs published a new book. Time for Lights Out is about old age, or rather it's about getting older. Something that happens to all of us, to some at Persephone Books more than to others. This is another work of genius, essential reading for anyone over 70, Persephone readers younger than that can save it until they reach that milestone. It's not enough to say chapeau! to Raymond Briggs. He should be recognised as one of the absolute greats. Here is Justine Jordan's interview with him when he published Time for Lights Out.

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