Join the New Rochelle Public Library Foundation at Alvin & Friends Restaurant in New Rochelle on September 28th for another fascinating evening of Cocktails & Conversation! Red hot writers Dahlia Lithwick (attorney and senior editor at Slate and contributing editor at Newsweek) and Rebecca Traister (writer for New York Magazine and author of Big Girls Don’t Cry and All the Single Ladies) will join moderator Amy Bass for ripped-from-the-headlines talk about our politics and the Constitution. The cost of the evening is $50 per person (includes two glasses of wine or beer and nibbles); reserve today at www.nrplfoundation.org.
Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor and legal correspondent for Slate, writes the column "Supreme Court Dispatches" and has covered the Microsoft trial and other legal issues. Before joining Slate, she worked for a family law firm in Reno, Nev., and clerked for Procter Hug, chief justice of the ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 1996. Her work has appeared in The New Republic, Commentary, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Elle and on CNN.com. She is a weekly legal commentator for the NPR show, Day to Day. She is co-author of Me v. Everybody: Absurd Contracts for an Absurd World (Workman Publishing, 2003), a legal humor book, and I Will Sing Life: Voices from the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp (Little, Brown & Co., 1992), a book about seven children from Paul Newman's camp who have life-threatening illnesses. Ms. Lithwick was awarded the Online News Association's award for online commentary in 2001. She received a B.A degree in English from Yale University in 1990 and a J.D degree from Stanford Law School in 1996.
Rebecca Traister is writer at large for New York magazine and a contributing editor at Elle. A National Magazine Award finalist, she has written about women in politics, media, and entertainment from a feminist perspective for The New Republic and Salon and has also contributed to The Nation, The New York Observer, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vogue, Glamour and Marie Claire. Traister’s first book, Big Girls Don’t Cry, about women and the 2008 election, was a New York Times Notable Book of 2010 and the winner of the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize. Her second book is All the Single Ladies (2016). She lives in New York with her family.