Public Engagement

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Nonfiction Forum: Brenda Wineapple

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 6:30 pm

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Brenda Wineapple is the author of numerous books, most recently, Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, which Judith Thurman in wrote is "a rich, beautifully told chronicle of American politics and society between 1848 and 1877."

Her last book, White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and also a New York Times Notable Book as well as chosen best biography of 2008 by The Literary Supplement, The Economist, and The Washington Post. Elected in 2012 to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, she has received a 2009 Pushcart Prize, a Guggenheim fellowship, a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies, and two National Endowment Fellowships in the Humanities.  She's a frequent contributor to such publications The New York Times Book Review and The Nation

Moderated by Honor Moore, faculty, School of Writing.

Sponsored by the School of Writing.

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Author Readings and Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature


Creative Writing Program, Schools of Public Engagement




$5; free to all students and New School faculty, staff, and alumni with ID

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