Does Britain have too many immigrants? Enoch Powell and the perpetrators of the murder of Stephen Lawrence seemed to think so. In Lovers and Strangers, historian Clair Wills tells the stories of immigrants living in post-war Britain from their point of view.
Clair Wills is a critic and cultural historian. She is the author of That Neutral island: A History of Ireland during the Second World War, which won the PEN Hessell-Tiltman History Prize, Dublin 1916: The Siege of the GPO, and The Best Are Leaving: Emigration and Post-War Irish Culture. She teaches at Princeton University and divides her time between the United States and Europe.