Latest News: Posts Tagged ‘the fascination of what’s difficult’

THE FASCINATION OF WHAT’S DIFFICULT author Kim Bendheim interviewed on This Irish American Life

Thursday, April 29th, 2021

“On this week’s This Irish American Life, Dr. Miriam Nyhan Grey interviews Kim Bendheim about her new book, The Fascination of What’s Difficult: A Life of Maud Gonne (OR Books, 2021). “

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“What happens when you discover your heroine was a vile anti-Semite?” — THE FASCINATION OF WHAT’S DIFFICULT author Kim Bendheim writes for Air Mail

Thursday, April 29th, 2021

“Do we cancel people because of their corrosive words and deeds or do we try to see them as flawed human beings? This question came up while I was writing the first American biography of Maud Gonne in 40 years.”

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“Thanks to her role as muse to W.B.Yeats, Maud Gonne (1866-1953) is well-known in mythic form to many who have never heard her name. The initial corrective was her own 1938 autobiography, but Kim Bendheim’s book is a much more candid and useful book.” — THE FASCINATION OF WHAT’S DIFFICULT recommended in Tortoise

Friday, April 16th, 2021

“Further evidence, too, of how imaginative and creative the New York-based independent publishing house, OR Books, has become since its foundation in 2009. “

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“The Power of an Extraordinary Woman” — THE FASCINATION OF WHAT’S DIFFICULT author Kim Bendheim in conversation with Women’s Power Toolkit

Friday, April 9th, 2021

“Yeats / Gonne: Echoes over Time” — THE FASCINATION OF WHAT’S DIFFICULT author Kim Bendheim in conversation with Joseph Hassett for Irish Rep

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

UPCOMING EVENT: THE FASCINATION OF WHAT’S DIFFICULT author Kim Bendheim in conversation with Joy Levitt for the JCC on 04/27/21

Friday, March 19th, 2021

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“Kim Bendheim on the life of Maud Gonne” — THE FASCINATION OF WHAT’S DIFFICULT author in conversation with Leslie Wolf-Creutzfeldt

Friday, October 30th, 2020

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NEW EVENT: THE FASCINATION OF WHAT’S DIFFICULT author Kim Bendheim in conversation with Leslie Wolf-Creutzfeldt on Thursday 10/1

Monday, September 28th, 2020

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