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(Hybrid) Lara Marlowe on Love and War

July 13 @ 19 h 30 min - 20 h 30 min

Join Evenings with an Author (in person and online*) to discuss

Love in a Time of War: My Years with Robert Fisk

with American author and journalist Lara Marlowe

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Join Lara Marlowe, Paris-based foreign correspondent for The Irish Times newspaper, for a conversation on the war in Ukraine and her memoir Love in a Time of War, My Years with Robert Fisk. Described by Noam Chomsky as “A gripping tale of savagery and courage, of history in the making, intertwined with rich personal reminiscences,” this account of her relationship with renowned British journalist Robert Fisk describes the intensity of love and the perils of journalism, set against geopolitical turbulence and violent war. Marlowe will be bringing her nearly 40 years of work in journalism to the library to discuss the writing of this book, the complicated experiences of war correspondents, and her perspective on the Ukraine war.

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About the speaker:

Lara Marlowe is an American journalist and author. Currently the Paris bureau chief for The Irish Times, she previously served as the paper’s US correspondent and worked in the Middle East for Time magazine for eight years. Marlowe has won four press awards for her journalism, including Features Writer of the Year in Ireland in 2021. Love in a Time of War is her third book and has been a best-seller in Ireland.

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*The discussion will be available both online and in person. While the conversation will happen in person (Marlowe will appear in the Reading Room), the Library will stream the conversation on Zoom for a live viewing experience. Both in-person and online attendees will be able to pose questions.

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Important on-site information regarding COVID-19: Masks remain strongly recommended, per the French Ministry of Health.


July 13
19 h 30 min - 20 h 30 min
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