Kate Bolick in Conversation with Rebecca Mead

Join Kate Bolick for a reading and discussion of her first book, Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own. Part biography of early feminist thinkers and part memoir, Spinster is, as Malcom Gladwell writes, “a provocative and moving exploration of what it means for a woman to chart her own course.”In conversation with Rebecca Mead, author of My Life in Middlemarch.Kate Bolick is a contributing editor for The Atlantic, freelance writer for ELLE, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal (among other publications), and host of "Touchstones at The Mount," an annual literary interview series at Edith Wharton's country estate, in Lenox, MA. Previously, she was executive editor of Domino, and a columnist for The Boston GlobeIdeas Section. Her first book, SPINSTER: Making a Life of One's Own, will be published by Crown in April 2015.Rebecca Mead is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of My Life in Middlemarch and One Perfect Day: The Selling of the American Wedding.  She lives in Brooklyn.