Lillian Faderman | My Mother’s Wars

Recorded Mar 7, 2013
Direct Download: 20130307-lillian.mp3

Scholar and women’s studies pioneer Lillian Faderman is the author of several groundbreaking narratives of the cultural, social, and political history of LGBT life and identity, including Surpassing the Love of Men, “one of the most significant contributions yet made to feminist literature” (The New York Review of Books); Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; and To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done For America. The recipient of six Lambda Literary Awards and two American Library Association Awards, she is also the author of the memoir Naked in the Promised Land. In My Mother’s Wars, she reflects on her mother’s guilt-stricken life as a Jewish immigrant in 1930s New York. 

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