17 January 1944
Ann Titmuss (later AO) was born in the Lindo wing of St Mary's Hospital
, London, days before a 'mini-blitz' of bombing began.
While still writing her PhD thesis on housework, AO published Sex, Gender and Society
, a deeply indignant social document, written in six weeks during a university vacation.
1988 The Men's Room
, AO's first novel to see print, appeared from Virago