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Charlotte Gordon, Kate Bolick (2016)

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Join authors Charlotte Gordon and Kate Bolick as they discuss the intersection of women, history, literature, opression and freedom.

Kate Bolick is the author of the New York Times bestseller SPINSTER: Making a Life of One’s Own, a contributing editor for The Atlantic, and host of “Touchstones at The Mount,” an annual literary interview series at Edith Wharton’s country estate in the Berkshires. Her writing appears in Cosmopolitan, Elle, Vogue, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. Previously, she was executive editor of Domino, and a columnist for The Boston Globe Ideas Section. Bolick has appeared on The Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and numerous NPR programs across the country. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Charlotte Gordon‘s newest book, Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley, is the winner of the 2015 National Book Critic’s Circle Award. Earlier works include Mistress Bradstreet: The Untold Story of America’s First Poet, which was a Massachusetts Honor book for non-fiction and The Woman Who Named a God: Abraham’s Dilemma and the Birth of Three Faiths. She has also published two books of poetry: When the Grateful Dead Came to St. Louis and Two Girls on a Raft. A graduate of Harvard College, she received a master’s degree in creative writing and a Ph.D. in history and literature from Boston University. She has been a frequent guest on NPR and the CBC, including spots on Weekend Edition and The Current. From 1999-2002 she was Elie Wiesel’s teaching assistant at Boston University. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of English at Endicott College.

Recorded by Janis Chaillou for BCTV at 118 Ellliot Street in Brattleboro on October 15, 2016. Intro video clips include 'The Joy of Books' by Ohkamp.

Production Date: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 10:00

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