Biography & Memoir


Interview with Emily Bingham, author of Irrepressible
13 Jul 2015

Interview with Emily Bingham, author of Irrepressible

Tell us a little bit about your new release, Irrepressible. My great aunt Henrietta Bingham was almost never mentioned while I was growing up in the 1970s and 80s, but when I heard that she'd spent time in London among the Bloomsbury crowd (the coterie of intellectuals and artists that formed around Virginia Woolf and her sister the painter Vanessa Bell) I took notice. And when my grandmother said in an aside during an oral history I did with her in the 1990s that she was incredibly sophisticated and alluring, but "an invert, you know," I was intrigued.


New Biographies & Memoirs | June 30
30 Jun 2015

New Biographies & Memoirs | June 30

True stories of laughter, tears, growing up and self discovery await the non fiction reader this week. We are particularly excited for Mandy Smith’s Cabin Fever, a hilarious, eye opening aviation memoir!   Sign up for our email and we’ll send you the best new books in your favorite genres weekly. 



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