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


Oregon Symphony presents Karen Gomyo Plays Sibelius at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall...

Showing: 10/13 - 10/15

Portland'5 welcomes Soweto Gospel Choir to Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at...

Showing: 10/17

Portland'5 and AEG welcome My Favorite Murder to Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on October 19th, 2018 at...

Showing: 10/18 - 10/19

Oregon Symphony presents Swing is the Thing at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall October 20–21...

Showing: 10/20 - 10/21

Oregon Symphony presents Lila Downs at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Monday, October 22...

Showing: 10/22

The Oregon Historical Society welcomes author Doris Kearns Goodwin to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer...

Showing: 10/23