Boston Athenaeum Book Talk: Forged in Crisis

The Boston Athenaeum is proud to host NANCY KOEHN, author of Forged in Crisis, The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times.

This enthralling historical narrative by Harvard Business School historian NANCY KOEHN spotlights five masters of crisis: polar explorer Ernest Shackleton; President Abraham Lincoln; legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass; Nazi-resisting clergyman Dietrich Bonhoeffer; and environmental crusader Rachel Carson.

Registration is required. Members $15 and Visitors $20


Boston Athenaeum Book Talk: House at Lobster Cove

The Boston Athenaeum is pleased to host JANE GOODRICH, author of House at Lobster Cove. Everything about this historical novel is enchanting, from its letterpress cover to its masterful writing to its compelling central character, inspired by Boston’s wealthiest and most elusive bachelor, who built Kragsyde, a shingle-style architectural masterpiece on the North Shore.

Using characters, letters and events from history, JANE GOODRICH’s first novel is part family saga and part love story, as well as an engaging personal journey for the author.

Registration for is not required, Members free and Visitors free with admission ($10)