Feb. 8: Peggy Orenstein with Lori Gottlieb

Peggy Orenstein writes about what women and girls, and mothers and daughters, should think about.  Her beat includes really anything that matters to women: issues of weight, sex, career, motherhood, investments, relationships, social networks and more—and not in that order.  You’ve read her pieces in The New York Times Magazine, and if you haven’t, start reading.  Her new book, Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Girlie-Girl Culture,  examines the alarming new “princessmania” of our culture that drives little girls, young girls…

Previous Events

Below are most of the authors and writers that Writers Bloc has hosted over the past several years. 1996 / 1997: Joan Didion Scott Turow Paul Theroux Ursula Hegi John Gregory Dunne 1997 / 1998: A.S. Byatt Garrison Keillor A dramatic reading of Steve Tesich’s last novel with James Woods, Swoosie Kurtz, and Daniel Stern Elmore Leonard with Martin Amis Isabel Allende Norman Mailer Robert Stone A night with Christopher Buckley, Steve Martin, Bruce McCall, and Wendy Wasserstein, moderated by Harry Shearer. Calvin Trillin with…