Jill Lepore | The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Recorded Dec 4, 2014
Direct Download: 20141204-jilllep.mp3

Historian and chair of Harvard’s History and Literature Program, Jill Lepore is the author of the Carnegie Medal finalist The Mansion of Happiness; The Story of America, an examination of the nature of history and the shaping of its narrative; New York Burning, winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; The Name of War, recipient of the Bancroft Prize; and the National Book Award finalist Book of Ages, a detailed portrait of Jane Franklin, Benjamin’s beloved sister. Her new book reveals the feminist origin of Wonder Woman, one of the most popular female superheroes of all time. 

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