A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman
Tenement Museum (108 Orchard St., Manhattan)

Mary McCarthy said “Every word [Lillian Helman] writes is a lie, including ‘and’ and ‘the.'” Tenement Museum President Morris Vogel hosts historian Alice Kessler-Harris in conversation on the controversial woman and successful playwright who straddled political and cultural fault lines.

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