Local writer Thomas de Waal will be talking about his book The Caucasus: An Introduction, a definitive guide to the history and politics of the three fascinating countries of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, one of the most diverse and challenging regions on earth. With its multi-layered history, ethnic complexity, and seemingly intractable conflicts, the South Caucasus region has once again captured international attention because of its role in disputes between the West and Russia. The author will be in conversation with Highbury resident and journalist Neal Ascherson, author of Black Sea. This event is FREE but please reserve by email to email@example.com. 7pm.