Noble Endeavours: Miranda Seymour

At the Salon on November 20, longtime salon member Miranda Seymour spoke about Noble Endeavours: The Life of Two Countries, England and Germany, in Many Stories The book is a vibrant, extraordinary history of two entwined countries told through the lives of kings and painters, soldiers and sailors, sugar-bakers and bankers, charlatans and saints.

Eleanor Marx: Feminist, Socialist and Daughter of Karl Marx

by Jenny McPhee Rachel Holmes, a cultural historian and biographer, will be in conversation with Kamila Shamsie, discussing her new book, Eleanor Marx: A Life, a biography of the feminist daughter of Karl Marx. Eleanor Marx was the first woman to lead the British dockworkers’ union and the first to translate Madam Bovary into English, […]