Jill Lepore, Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin

LA Review of Books contributor Joy Horowitz talks with Jill Lepore about her latest book on Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane. Lepore is the History and Literature department chair at Harvard University. She is also a staff writer for the New Yorker magazine, and her 2005 book New York Burningwas a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

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