Hermione Lee
Hermione Lee

Hermione Lee is a biographer, critic, teacher of literature, and president of Wolfson College, University of Oxford. Among her many works are literary biographies of Willa Cather, Virginia Woolf and Edith Wharton, and Penelope Fitzgerald, which won the James Tait Black Prize and the Plutarch Award for the best biography of 2014. She is also the author of critical books on Elizabeth Bowen and Philip Roth. She is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Literature, and a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She was made a CBE in 2003 for services to literature, and a DBE in 2013 for services to literary scholarship. She lives in Oxford and Yorkshire.

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Author: Hermione Lee
Release Date: February 23, 2021
A perfect match of writer and subject: one of our most brilliant biographers takes on one of our greatest living playwrights--with his cooperation and access to a trove of hitherto unseen material.Tom Stoppard is a towering and beloved literary figur...
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Author: Hermione Lee | Narrator: Kate Reading
Release Date: April 10, 2007
The definitive biography of one of America’s greatest writers, from the author of the acclaimed masterpiece Virginia Woolf. Born in 1862, Edith Wharton escaped the suffocating fate of the well-born female, traveled adventurously in Europe an...
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