Journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick is back with another season of Touchstones: Conversations at The Mount. Join Kate on August 25th for an intimate conversation with novelist Emma Straub about her new book, Modern Lovers.
Emma Straub is the New York Times‒bestselling author of The Vacationers, Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures, and the short story collection Other People We Married. Her most recent book, Modern Lovers was named one of “Summer’s Best Books” by People magazine. Her fiction and nonfiction have been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Elle, and Condé Nast Traveler, and she is a contributing writer for Rookie. Straub’s work has been published in fifteen countries.
Kate Bolick is the author of the New York Times bestseller Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own, a contributing editor for The Atlantic, and a freelance writer for various publications, including The New York Times, Vogue, and The Wall Street Journal. Previously, she was executive editor of Domino and a columnist for The Boston Globe. She has appeared on NBC’s Today show, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and numerous NPR programs across the country. A recipient of a MacDowell fellowship, she holds a master’s in cultural criticism from New York University, where she currently teaches writing.