Bestselling Author Amy Bloom Speaks About "White Houses"

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guided by the three thousand letters between prominent journalist Lorena Hickock and one of the world’s most admired women, Eleanor Roosevelt, Amy Bloom recreated and re-imagined one of the greatest love stories of the 20th century. From Washington, D.C. to Hyde Park, from a little white house on Long Island to an apartment on Manhattan’s Washington Square, Bloom’s new novel moves through places and times, written in compelling prose and with emotional depth, wit and acuity.

“A novel of the secret, scandalous love of Eleanor Roosevelt and her longtime friend and companion Lorena Hickok, who relates the tale in her own, quite wonderful voice.”—Joyce Carol Oates

Amy Bloom is the author of the bestselling and acclaimed Away; Come to Me, a National Book Award finalist; A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You, nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award; Love Invents Us; and Normal. Her stories have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, O. Henry Prize Short Stories, The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction, and many other anthologies here and abroad. She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Vogue, Granta and Slate, among other publications, and has won a National Magazine Award. She taught at Yale University for the last decade. She is now Wesleyan University’s Shapiro-Silverberg Professor of Creative Writing.

Author photo credit Elena Seibert

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