Literary Boston in 1860

Brenda Wineapple, the author of White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, will discuss On the Brink of War – Literary Boston in 1860 on Apr. 11 at 7 p.m. in Devlin 101. White Heat was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award, a winner of the Washington Arts Club National Award for arts writing, and a New York Times “Notable Book.” Wineapple is also the author of Genêt: A Biography of Janet Flanner; Sister Brother: Gertrude and Leo Stein; and Hawthorne: A Life, which received the Ambassador Award of the English-speaking Union for the Best Biography of 2003 and the Julia Ward Howe Prize from the Boston Book Club. This event is presented by the Lowell Humanities Series in conjunction with the Forgotten Chapters project.
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