Kate Manning will be at Barrett Bookstore to launch her novel My Notorious Life.The store posted this event listing for 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17:
Join us for an evening of wine, cheese and book talk.
A brilliant rendering of a
scandalous historical figure, Kate Manning's "My Notorious Life" is
an ambitious, thrilling novel introducing Axie Muldoon, a fiery heroine for the
Inspired by the true story of Ann Trow Lohman, a female physician who became one of the most controversial figures in Victorian New York City, Axie’s story begins on the streets of 1860s New York. The impoverished child of Irish immigrants, she grows up to become one of the wealthiest and most controversial women of her day.
Kate Manning will be signing books after the event.Please call or email to reserve: 203-655-2712 firstname.lastname@example.org
A former documentary
television producer (for WNET-13, where she won two Emmy Awards and an Edward
R. Murrow Brotherhood Award), Kate Manning has written for numerous
publications, including The New York Times, Glamour, and More.
She is the author of the novel, Whitegirl, and is an adjunct faculty member of the English Department at Bard High School Early College. Kate attended Middlesex Middle School and Darien High School and graduated from Yale University. She lives with her family in New York City.For more information on books, authors, literature and literary events in and around Darien, see the new "Books and Authors" category on Darien Patch. You can also bookmark it and subscribe to the category to make it easier to get to the bookish news in the area.