by Jenny McPhee Lynne Segal appeared at the Salon to discuss her new book, Out of Time: The Perils and Pleasures of Aging, in conversation with literary critic Elaine Showalter “Lynne Segal cuts through the current discourse on ageing with a sharp scalpel, an open mind and boundless compassion. If you have detected even one […]
by Jenny McPhee Join us for the launch party for Maggie Gee’s Virginia Woolf in Manhattan and Lyndall Gordon’s Divided Lives: Dreams of a Mother and Daughter.
by Jenny McPhee Rachel Cooke, award-winning journalist for The Observer and television critic for the New Statesman will discuss her new book, Her Brilliant Career with Virginia Nicholson. The book is about 10 career women whose lives paved the way for future generations. The Guardian says her book “completely demolishes any notion that the ’50s […]
by Jenny McPhee Our panelists will discuss the challenges of writing—in memoir and fiction—about our mothers and others who are close to us. Lyndall Gordon is the biographer of Emily Dickinson, Virginia Woolf, and Mary Wollstonecraft, among others, and is writing a memoir of her relationship with her mother. Katie Hafner, healthcare writer for The […]
by Jenny McPhee In a delightful double-whammy, Daisy Waugh talks about her new novel Melting the Snow on Hester Street, the story of a high-society marriage set against the backdrop of the Golden Age of Hollywood. And she’ll give us an ante prima of her book due out in June: I Don’t Know Why She […]