I am really pleased to announce the New York Public Library Mid-Manhattan Branch is going to be celebrating the Algonquin Round Table in April during its popular Story Time for Grown-Ups series. The location is 455 Fifth Avenue, corner of 40th Street. I am going to be giving a free talk (and book signing) about the Vicious Circle on Thursday, April 16, at the same library, and these readings make the whole month more special. Continue Reading →
Today is the anniversary of Margaret Leech’s birthdate, November 7, 1894 in Newburgh, NY. She’s the only woman to win the Pulitzer Prize twice in the History category. I write about her in my upcoming book The Algonquin Round Table New York: A Historical Guide. She led a fascinating life marked by tragedy & triumph and I hope people learn about her in my book.