Labyrinth and Princeton University invite you to a presentation featuring four accomplished Princeton alumnae who will discuss their new books as part of She Roars, a weekend of celebrating women at Princeton. Come when you can, leave when you must.
Katherine Chen is the author of the novel Mary B: An Untold Story of Pride and Prejudice. Set before, during, and after the events of Pride and Prejudice, Chen’s vividly original debut novel pays homage to a beloved classic while envisioning a life that is difficult to achieve in any era: that of a truly independent woman.
From Marie Marquardt, the distinguished author, previously, of Dream Things True and The Radius of Us, comes a story of two teenagers learning what to hold on to, what to let go of, and that sometimes love gets in the way of our plans. Marie is chair of El Refugio, a non-profit that serves detained immigrants and their families.
New York Times Bestselling author Liza Mundy's book Code Girls:
The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II is the riveting story of the brave young women who cracked German and Japanese code to help win World War II. Mundy is a former reporter at The Washington Post and contributes to numerous publications including The Atlantic, TIME, The New York Times, The New Republic, Slate, Mother Jones, Spectator (UK), and The Guardian. She is a frequent commentator on countless prominent national television, radio, and online news outlets.
In Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done, Laura Vanderkam offers strategies that can help if your life feels out of control, but they can also help if you want to take your career, your relationships, and your personal happiness to the next level. Vanderkam has packed this book with insights from busy yet relaxed professionals, including “time makeovers” of people who are learning how to use these tools. Vanderkam is the bestselling author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast. Her 2016 TED talk, “How to Gain Control of Your Free Time,” has been viewed more than 5 million times. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, and other publications.
This event is cosponsored by Princeton University’s Alumni Association