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Hellman v. McCarthy off-Broadway

A new play, Hellman v. McCarthy, premieres at the Abingdon Theatre Company, March 14-April 13, 2014. Play by Brian Richard Mori, directed by Jan Buttram, featuring Roberta Maxwell as Lillian Hellman, Marcia Rodd as Mary McCarthy, and Dick Cavett as … Continue reading

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Mary McCarthy’s fiction now available in electronic form

Mary McCarthy’s fiction is now available in electronic form at http://www.openroadmedia.com/mary-mccarthy. Her non-fiction is forthcoming in electronic form in the fall.

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“Mary McCarthy night” at 192 Books

192 Books will host A DISCUSSION OF MARY MCCARTHY And Her Recently Re-released Novella, The Oasis on Tuesday, June 18, 7PM The Oasis (Melville House, 2013) by Mary McCarthy, Introduction by Vivian Gornick FEATURING: VIVIAN GORNICK in conversation with ROCHELLE … Continue reading

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We’re All Friends Here: politics, satire, and Mary McCarthy

WORD bookstore and Melville House host conversation about Mary McCarthy’s recently reissued novella, The Oasis, on June 11th, 7pm at 126 Franklin St. Brooklyn, New York Emily Cooke and Sarah Leonard of The New Inquiry join Elizabeth Gumport of n+1 … Continue reading

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Mary McCarthy Society meeting and panel at American Literature Association Convention

The Mary McCarthy Society will have its first annual meeting and presentation at the American Literature Association Convention on Saturday, May 25th 8-9:20 a.m. at the Westin Copley in Boston, MA.  Below is the program. Business meeting to follow presentation. … Continue reading

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“The Group” subject of Big City Book Club online discussion Feb. 26th, 6:30-9:30pm

Mary McCarthy’s The Group will be the subject of the Big City Book Club online conversation on Feb. 26 on the City Room blog, 6:30-9:30 pm at nytimes.com/cityroom Discussion organizer Ginia Bellafante of the New York Times will be joined … Continue reading

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Mary McCarthy inducted into New York State Writers Hall of Fame

Mary McCarthy was inducted into the New York State Writers Hall of Fame on June 5,  2012.  Eve Stwertka, co-trustee of the Mary McCarthy Literary Trust with Margo Viscusi, presented a remembrance to be found at the link below.  The 2012 … Continue reading

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Call for Papers, American Literature Association

The Mary McCarthy Society will sponsor its first panel at the American Literature Association Annual Convention in Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2013. Call for Papers: Mary McCarthy Reconsidered: A Centennial Celebration On this, the centenary of Mary McCarthy’s birth, we … Continue reading

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The American Library in Paris hosts Mary McCarthy Centennial Celebration

October 16, 2012, The American Library in Paris hosted a Mary McCarthy Centennial Celebration Speakers included Laura Furman, Diane Johnson, Margo Viscusi, Frances Kiernan, Vincent Giroud, Robert Pounder, and Molly Haskell. For more information see:http://www.americanlibraryinparis.org/use-the-library/events-a-programs/details/47-mary-mccarthy-centennial-celebration.html

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Mary McCarthy’s Style

Oct. 19, 2012, “A Woman of Style and Intellect,” The New York Times In honor of McCarthy’s centennial and the recent exhibit/celebration at the American Library in Paris, this article explores McCarthy’s influence as a woman of wit and style … Continue reading

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