Archive for July, 2012


July 5, 2012

“Catherine S. Menand did heroic (and thankless) archival work in Boston, both at the beginning and the end of the project – but she’s my mother. Emily Abrahams talked me through many stretches, she commented wisely on the entire manuscript, and the pleasure she took in the book I was able to produce is what mattered to me the most – but she’s my wife.”

Louis Menand, The Metaphysical Club (2001)