Lea Ypi

Portrait Lea Ypi
Lea Ypi [© Stuart Simpson / Penguin]

born in 1979 in Tirana, Albania, studied literature and philosophy at the Sapienza in Rome. She is a professor of political theory at the London School of Economics and regularly contributes to the »Guardian« on sociopolitical issues. In 2021, she published her memoir »Free: Coming of Age at the End of History«, which was awarded the 2022 RSL Ondaatje Prize.

Date: 2022