Summer Lecture Series
July 2 – August 28
General $30, Members $25

Eventbrite - The 2018 Summer Lecture Series

PLEASE NOTE ALL MONDAY LECTURES ARE SOLD OUT.

Our popular Summer Lecture Series is back! Join us on Mondays and Tuesdays to hear firsthand from today’s leading biographers and historians.

Lectures do sell out. Be sure to get your tickets in advance.

  • Mount National Committee members can buy tickets starting on Monday, May 21.
  • Mount Members can buy tickets starting on Wednesday, May 23.
  • Tickets are available to the general public starting Wednesday, May 30.

Lecture Series books can be purchased in advance from The Mount’s Bookstore! Mount members receive a 10% discount.  Everyone receives a 15% discount if all 9 books are purchased together. If you would like to order your book(s) ahead of the lecture, e-mail our Bookstore Manager Patricia at ppin@edithwharton.org.

Theodore Roosevelt: A Literary Life

 

Theodore Roosevelt: A Literary Life by Thomas Bailey & Katherine Joslin  
Monday, July 2 at 4:00 pm; Tuesday, July 3 at 11:00 am

 

 

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

 

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser 
Monday, July 9 at 4:00 pm; Tuesday, July 10 at 11:00 am

 

 

Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War

 

Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War by Lynne Olson
Monday, July 16 at 4:00 pm; Tuesday, July 17 at 11:00 am

 

 

Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters

 

Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters by Anne Boyd Rioux
Monday, July 23 at 4:00 pm; Tuesday, July 24 at 11:00 am

 

 

 

Goddess of Anarchy: The Life and Times of Lucy Parsons, American Radical

Goddess of Anarchy: Lucy Parsons by Jacqueline Jones
Monday, July 30 at 4:00 pm; Tuesday, July 31 at 11:00 am

 

 

 

A Tokyo Romance: A Memoir

 

A Tokyo Romance by Ian Buruma
Monday, August 6 at 4:00 pm

 

 

 

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

 

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson by Gordon S. Wood
Monday, August 13 at 4:00 pm; Tuesday, August 14 at 11:00 am

 

 

Proust's Duchess: How Three Celebrated Women Captured the Imagination of Fin-de-Siecle Paris

 

Proust’s Duchess: How Three Celebrated Women Captured the Imagination of Fin-de-Siecle Paris by Caroline Weber
Monday, August 20 at 4:00 pm; Tuesday, August 21 at 11:00 am

 

 

Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

 

Sargent’s Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas by Donna M. Lucey
Monday, August 27 at 4:00 pm; Tuesday, August 28 at 11:00 am

 

 

We would like to thank Blantyre, a Relais & Chateau property, for their generous donation and support of this season’s Summer Lecture Series at The Mount.