Earlier today Jill Butcher, who’s in charge of marketing for the LRB, took part in Damien Hirst’s identical twins installation, part of the Pop Life exhibition at Tate Modern. (Jill’s the one on the right; her sister Emily’s on the left.)

Meanwhile, this evening, Nicholas Spice will be chairing a discussion at the London Review Bookshop between Jeremy Harding, John Lanchester and Mary-Kay Wilmerson the subject of writing family history.