Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Jill Lepore

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Jill Lepore, staff writer at The New Yorker and author of the New York Times best seller The Secret History of Wonder Woman and Book of Ages, will join us on October 11 to discuss her new book, These Truths.


Jill Lepore is a staff writer at The New Yorker. Her books include the New York Times best seller The Secret History of Wonder Woman; Book of Ages, a finalist for the National Book Award; and, forthcoming in September 2018, These Truths: A History of the United States. The Washington Post wrote that Lepore, “has established herself as perhaps the most prolific, nimble, and interesting writer of American history today, vigorously kicking at the past until she dislodges it from the ossifying grip of received wisdom.” Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University where she teaches courses in evidence, historical methods, humanistic inquiry, and American history.

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall : Upcoming Events


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