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Marie Benedict

24 Podcast Episodes

Latest 26 Nov 2022 | Updated Daily

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Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray Bookaccino Live Book Group: The Personal Librarian

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Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray join Carol Fitzgerald for a "Bookaccino Live" Book Group discussion about their New York Times bestseller, THE PERSONAL LIBRARIAN. They were joined by five readers who shared questions on screen, before they went to audience questions. Marie and Victoria commented that they had not heard many of the questions asked, and the discussion was lively as they shared some of their research that was not in the book. They also talked about how they worked together, and their next book, THE FIRST LADIES coming next June. Books mentioned in this interview: THE PERSONAL LIBRARIAN by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray: https://www.bookreporter.com/reviews/... More Bookreporter Talks To: Bonnie Garmus: https://youtu.be/SR2ApTICYKc Jennifer Hillier: https://youtu.be/Z4B8o7LKcsg Katie Runde: https://youtu.be/GQHnE1NmXks Meg Mitchell Moore: https://youtu.be/xS_qePvq2Xg Tom Perrotta: https://youtu.be/1WTvmf5mB3o Julie Clark: https://youtu.be/V_hvOAJO7ME Check out our "Bookaccino Live" Book Group events! Lisa Scottoline: https://youtu.be/-SCBGFZeoaM Lisa See: https://youtu.be/SdfiOwpBJ2s Sign up for the weekly Bookreporter.com newsletter here: https://tbrnetwork.com/newsletters/ FOLLOW US Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bookreporter Website: https://www.bookreporter.com Photography Credit: Greg Fitzgerald Produced by Jordan Redd Media

1hr 29mins

3 Oct 2022

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HER HIDDEN GENIUS by Marie Benedict, read by Nicola Barber

Behind the Mic with AudioFile Magazine

Nicola Barber’s expressive narration captures the inner life and scientific mindset of Rosalind Franklin, the great English biophysicist. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile contributor Alan Minskoff discuss how Barber is a wonderfully expressive reader of Marie Benedict’s historical novel. The plot follows the real-life Franklin on her epoch-making research into the structures of DNA, RNA, and viruses. Barber’s first-person narration provides an insider’s feeling of the challenges experienced by a female scientist in the world of 1950s genetic research.Read the full review of the audiobook on AudioFile’s website. Published by Audible, Inc.Find more audiobook recommendations at audiofilemagazine.comSupport for AudioFile's Behind the Mic comes from PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE AUDIO, dedicated to producing top-quality fiction and nonfiction audiobooks written and read by the best in the business. Visit penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/audiofile now to start listening. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


19 May 2022

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Churchill razy 3: Nina Smolar, Winston Churchill, Marie Benedict


W kategorii "opowieści na trudne czasy" zapraszam do posłuchania o Winstonie Churchillu. Będzie to opowieść z trzech pozycji (dwóch kobiet i samego Winstona), a nawet czterech, bo też wtrącam tam swoje trzy grosze. Do dyskusji o książkach, zapraszam na YouTube: https://youtu.be/ZxLXLovMtFAWięcej materiałów dostępnych na stronie: https://znakliteraczlowiek.pl/churchillWarto odwiedzić:Churchill. Przegrany zwycięzca na stronie Wydawnictwa PoznańskiegoPani Churchill na stronie Wydawnictwa ZnakII wojna światowa na morzu na stronie Wydawnictwa ZnakArmageddon i paranoja na stronie Wydanictwa LiterackiegoPlan Marshalla na stronie Wydawnictwa LiterackiegoMinisterstwo niedżentelmeńskich działań wojennych na stronie Noir Sur BlancGill Sans do pooglądania i popróbowania (zachęcam!)Historia kroju Gill Sans


1 Mar 2022

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Friends & Fiction with Fiona Davis, Marie Benedict & Brenda Janowitz

Friends & Fiction

On this episode we are so lucky to have THREE authors joining us! For the main event we sit down with both Marie Benedict and Fiona Davis!Marie is the New York Times bestselling author of nine historical novels (including The Personal Librarian, The Only Woman in the Room, and The Mystery of Mrs. Christie). She found her calling unearthing the hidden stories of the most complex and fascinating women of history and introducing them to readers so we can reflect on their contributions and the insights they bring to modern day issues. She joins us to discuss her latest book, HER HIDDEN GENIUS, which reveals the story of Rosalind Franklin, the woman who changed the world with her discovery of the double helix DNA structure for which three men took the credit.Fiona Davis, the New York Times bestselling author of The Lions of Fifth Avenue, returns to F&F to discuss her tantalizing new novel about the secrets, betrayal, and murder within one of New York City's most impressive Gilded Age mansions. Every one of Fiona’s six historical novels (including The Dollhouse, The Address, and The Chelsea Girls), are set in a different iconic New York City building. She joins us to discuss her new instant New York Times bestseller, THE MAGNOLIA PALACE, which has not only met with rave reviews, but is a Book of the Month Club pick.Stick around for the after show when we're joined by Brenda Janowitz whose new novel THE LIZ TAYLOR RING was just released on Feb 1st. Named a Katie Couric Must Read Book for 2022 and one of PopSugar’s Most Anticipated books of the year, Brenda’s seventh novel is an immersive work of historical fiction about three siblings, a priceless family ring, and one legendary love story.

1hr 15mins

10 Feb 2022

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Madame Einstein / Marie Benedict


Faites connaissance avec Madame Einstein, grâce au roman de Marie Benedict !


20 Jan 2022

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Marie Benedict is back with her new book Her Hidden Genius

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Marie Benedict returns to discuss her new book Her Hidden Genius, about scientist Rosalind Franklin who was instrumental in the discovery of the structure of DNA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


10 Jan 2022

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Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray (9/1/2021) Inside the Writer‘s Studio Episode #87

Inside the Writer's Studio

Charlie talks with Marie and Victoria about their historical novel The Personal Librarian, the story of a trailblazing black woman who passed for white while building one of the most significant book collections in the world—now the Morgan Library and Museum. They discuss race in historical fiction, creating characters out of real people, the antiquarian book world, how two authors worked together to create one book, and much more about this fascinating historical novel.


1 Sep 2021

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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict, Victoria Christopher Murray

The Chris Voss Show

The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict, Victoria Christopher MurrayThe Instant New York Times Bestseller! A Good Morning America* Book Club Pick!“Historical fiction at its best!”* A remarkable novel about J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity and pass as white in order to leave a lasting legacy that enriched our nation, from New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict, and acclaimed author Victoria Christopher Murray.In her twenties, Belle da Costa Greene is hired by J. P. Morgan to curate a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for his newly built Pierpont Morgan Library. Belle becomes a fixture in New York City society and one of the most powerful people in the art and book world, known for her impeccable taste and shrewd negotiating for critical works as she helps create a world-class collection.But Belle has a secret, one she must protect at all costs. She was born not Belle da Costa Greene but Belle Marion Greener. She is the daughter of Richard Greener, the first Black graduate of Harvard and a well-known advocate for equality. Belle’s complexion isn’t dark because of her alleged Portuguese heritage that lets her pass as white—her complexion is dark because she is African American.The Personal Librarian tells the story of an extraordinary woman, famous for her intellect, style, and wit, and shares the lengths she must go to—for the protection of her family and her legacy—to preserve her carefully crafted white identity in the racist world in which she lives.


25 Aug 2021

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Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray, THE PERSONAL LIBRARIAN

Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books

Zibby was joined by the authors of The Personal Librarian, Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray, for an Instagram Live to talk about their GMA Book Club pick. Marie and Victoria share the story of how they met each other, why they're more like soulmates than collaborators, and how the social movements during the last year served to strengthen both their story and their interracial friendship. The pair also discuss how their trust in one another allowed them to weave an emotional and intricate historical fiction about Belle da Costa Greene, and where their partnership is taking them next.Purchase on Amazon or Bookshop.Amazon: https://amzn.to/3wQrdslBookshop: https://bit.ly/3iyI11M Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


20 Aug 2021

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204: Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

Circulating Ideas

Steve chats with Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray, authors of The Personal Librarian, about their early childhood experiences in libraries, why they found Belle da Costa Greene’s story so compelling and relevant to our modern times, and why they’re writing soulmates. Read the transcript! Marie Benedict is a lawyer with more than ten years’ experience as a litigator. A graduate of Boston College and the Boston University School of Law, she is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Only Woman in the Room, The Mystery of Mrs. Christie, Carnegie’s Maid, The Other Einstein, and Lady Clementine. All have been translated into multiple languages. She lives in Pittsburgh with her family. Victoria Christopher Murray is an acclaimed author with more than one million books in print. She has written more than twenty novels, including Stand Your Ground, an NAACP Image Award Winner for Outstanding Fiction and a Library Journal Best Book of the Year. She holds an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business. Subscribe to the Circulating Ideas newsletter! Today’s show is brought to you by Syndetics Unbound, from ProQuest and LibraryThing. Syndetics Unbound helps public and academic libraries enrich their catalogs and discovery systems with high-interest elements, including cover images, summaries, author profiles, similar books, reviews, and more. Syndetics Unbound encourages serendipitous discovery and higher collection usage, and was recently awarded Platinum distinction in the LibraryWorks 2021 Modern Library Awards. To learn more about Syndetics Unbound, visit Syndetics.com. While there, be sure to visit their “News” tab to check out the Syndetics Unbound Blog for news and analysis, including a break-down of 2020’s most popular titles in public and academic libraries. SHOW NOTES: The Personal LibrarianMarie BenedictVictoria Christopher Murray

27 Jul 2021