The event is free but registration is required. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. After the discussion, there will be a Q&A period and a book signing and sale with Watchung Booksellers.
Open Book / Open Mind is sponsored by Montclair Public Library Foundation, Watchung Booksellers, the New Jersey Council on Humanities, David and Mary Lee Jones, Rosemary Iversen and an anonymous donor. We are also grateful for the generous support of our in-kind sponsors, First Congregational Church of Montclair, The George, and Amanti Vino.
Kate Manne is an associate professor of philosophy at Cornell University, where she’s been teaching since 2013. Before that, she was a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. Manne did her graduate work in philosophy at MIT and is the author of two previous books, “Down Girl” and “Entitled.”
“An elegant, fierce, and profound argument for fighting fat oppression in ourselves, our communities, and our culture.”—Roxane Gay, author of “Hunger”
Kate Tuttle is an editor, writer and book critic. She is a former executive at People magazine, covering books and also previously edited the books pages at the Boston Globe. A past president of the National Book Critics Circle, her reviews and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and elsewhere. Tuttle serves as the co-chair of Open Book / Open Mind’s advisory committee.