Anna Quindlen on Black and Blue - The John Adams Institute

Anna Quindlen on Black and Blue - The John Adams Institute

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To coincide with the Dutch translation of her new novel 'Black and Blue', the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Anna Quindlen gave a lecture in the American Literature Today series on 21 April, 1998.

After graduating from Barnard, Anna Quindlen became a general assignment reporter on The New York Times at age 24. She was promoted to deputy metropolitan reporter in 1983, becoming one of the few women to advance into the editorial ranks of The New York Times. In 1992, she won the Pulitzer-Prize for commentary. In 1995 'One True Thing' was published, a bestseller that brought her international fame.