Wednesday, April 11 at 7:00 in the Biography Room
The reading selection for April is The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore. A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story – and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism. A tour de force of intellectual and cultural history. Wonder Woman, is the missing link in the history of the struggle for women’s rights – a chain of events that begins with the women’s suffrage campaigns of the early 1900s and ends with the troubled place of feminism a century later.