Jill Lepore

5 Questions for Jill Lepore

By Talks October 6, 2014

No wonder Jill Lepore describes herself as a “code-switcher.” She’s both a prize-winning professor of history at Harvard University and a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. Her most recent book, … Read more

Meanwhile, back at the ranch, part 1

By Words March 24, 2011

[This four-part series on storytelling and historical narratives is based on a talk given at Vanderbilt University in February 2011.] Half a century ago, the novelist and physicist C.P. Snow wrote about how these days we live in … Read more