The Sourcebooks BookLight Events series presents a Women’s History Month event with authors Marie Benedict, Kate Moore, Heather Webb, and Katharine Gregorio and host Mary O’Malley of Skylark Bookshop. They will be speaking about telling the stories of forgotten women in history, showcased in their new releases.
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About the authors and their books:
MARIE BENEDICT is a graduate of Boston College, with a focus in history and art history, and the Boston University School of Law. Marie, author of The Other Einstein, Carnegie’s Maid, The Only Woman in the Room, and Lady Clementine, views herself as an archaeologist, telling the untold stories of women. She is a lawyer in Pittsburgh, where she lives with her family.
About Her Hidden Genius: The next novel from New York Times bestselling powerhouse Marie Benedict (more than 750,000 sold), shining a light on Rosalind Franklin, the woman who died to make a world-changing scientific discovery of our very DNA, a woman whose thinking was suppressed by the men around her but whose relentless drive gave us profound knowledge of humankind.
KATE MOORE is the award-winning, New York Times and USA Todaybestselling author of The Radium Girls. A British writer based in London, she has published numerous Sunday Times bestsellers, writing across various genres including history, biography, true crime, gift and humor. She has written more than fifteen books and her work has been translated into more than 12 languages.
About The Woman They Could Not Silence: From the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journalbestselling author of The Radium Girls comes a dark, dramatic, but ultimately inspiring biography of Elizabeth Packard, the forgotten woman whose fight for her own justice brought about lasting change to science and human rights for all women.
Heather Webb is the USA Today bestselling and award-winning author of seven historical novels. Her novels have been Goodreads Top Picks, honored by the Women’s Fiction Writers Association STAR Award, finalist for the 2020 Goldsboro RNA award finalist in the UK, and more. To date, Heather’s books have been translated to over a dozen languages. She lives in New England with her family and one feisty rabbit.
About The Next Ship Home: A thoughtful historical novel inspired by true events and for fans of Kristina McMorris and Hazel Gaynor about dark secrets of Ellis Island, when entry promised a better life but often delivered something drastically different, and when immigrant strength and female friendship found ways to triumph even on the darkest days.
KATHARINE GREGORIO, the great-niece of Katharine Clark, holds a BA in History from Dartmouth College, an MSc in International Relations from The London School of Economics and Political Science, and an MBA from The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. She currently works in product marketing for Adobe.
About The Double Life of Katharine Clark: A gripping biography that illuminates a remarkable chapter of the 20th century, one that shows how an unwavering commitment to truth, justice, and freedom of the press prevailed even in the hardest of circumstances. It is the untold story of Katharine Clark, a woman who forged a career in a male-dominated profession and risked her life to expose the truth about Communism to the world. Written by Katharine's great-niece.
Moderator Mary Webber O’Malley is a writer and a Virtual Bookseller for Skylark Bookshop in Columbia, Missouri, reading and blurbing books across many genres. She is also the Author Liaison and Scheduling Producer for A Mighty Blaze, and co-host of the Blaze Boudoir. When not reading or writing, Mary and her husband love spending time with their grandchildren and tending their little suburban homestead outside Chicago, Illinois. She can be found on FB and Instagram @Blurb_Your_Enthusiasm.