Ex-PGS student, Professor Jerry Brotton celebrates new book launch


Professor Jerry Brotton

Ex-PGS student, Professor Jerry Brotton, celebrates new book launch!

We are delighted to announce that Professor Jerry Brotton (ex-Pudsey Grangefield School student) has launched his third book, This Orient Isle.  In the book Professor Brotton examines Queen Elizabeth I's fascination with the Orient.


Professor Brotton teaches Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary College, University of London.  In addition to This Orient Isle, Professor Brotton is the author of Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World and A History of the World in Twelve Maps.


This Orient Isle has been selected as BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week from next week (week commencing 28th March 2016).  Episode 1 starts on Monday 28th March 2016 at 09:45 on Radio 4.  Visit the BBC Radio 4 website for more information - www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qftk/broadcasts/upcoming 


Pudsey Grangefield School would like to express their pride at the accomplishments and success of Professor Jerry Brotton and we wish him every success with his new book, This Orient Isle.

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