Margaret Willes


Margaret Willes is the former Publisher at The National Trust. Educated at Oxford Univeristy, she spent her career in book publishing before taking up writing full time. Her previous books include Reading Matters: Five Centuries of Discovering Books (Yale, 2008), The Making of the English Gardener and The Gardens of the British Working Class, as well as Pick of the Bunch: The Story of Twelve Treasured Flowers (Bodleian Library, 2009). She cultivates her own garden in East London.

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