Inside the Writers House: Rebecca Donner
Tuesday, November 09, 2021, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Rebecca Donner's new book, All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days, was an instant New York Times Bestseller, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, and a Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year. In this “stunning literary achievement,” Donner chronicles the extraordinary life and brutal death of her great-great-aunt Mildred Harnack, the American leader of one of the largest underground resistance groups in Germany during WWII—“a page-turner story of espionage, love and betrayal” (Kai Bird, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography). It's been called "extraordinarily intimate… wilder and more expansive than a standard-issue biography… a real-life thriller with a cruel ending" (The New York Times), "powerful" (The Wall Street Journal), "deeply moving" (LA Times), "a tour de force of investigation" (Economist), "surprising... affecting" (The New York Times Book Review), and "gorgeous... revelatory '' (Oprah Daily).

Inside the Writers house brings you into the homes, offices, and writing rooms of acclaimed authors (via video chat) for an inside eye on their working life and a level of intimacy often lacking in more formal settings. Visits are conversational, molded by audience questions, and may include readings and person tours. Open to the public. 

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For more info, including the complete Fall 2021 IWH calendar (16 authors), click here.