Tina Brown at the Boston Public Library

TUE, DEC 18, 2018 (57:28)

Tina Brown is an award-winning writer and served as the editor at Tatler, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker. She visited the Boston Public Library to discuss her 2017 book, The Vanity Fair Diaries, a look at her time at the helm of Vanity Fair and at life among well-heeled New Yorkers in the 1980s.

Brown is also the founder of the Women in the World Summit and began a new podcast in 2018 called TBD with Tina Brown.

+ BIO: Tina Brown

Tina Brown is an award-winning writer and editor and founder of the Women in the World Summit. Between 1979 and 2001 she was the editor of Tatler, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker. Her 2007 biography of the Princess of Wales, The Diana Chronicles, topped the New York Times bestseller list. In 2008 she founded The Daily Beast, which won the Webby Award for Best News Site in 2012 and 2013. Queen Elizabeth honored her in 2000 as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her services to overseas journalism, and in 2007 she was inducted into the U.S. Magazine Editors’ Hall of Fame. She founded the Women in the World Summit in 2010 and launched Tina Brown Live Media in 2014 to expand Women in the World internationally. She is married to the editor, publisher, and historian Sir Harold Evans and lives in New York City.

Follow her on Twitter @TinaBrownLM

+ BIO: Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer at the Boston Globe. She aims to capture the zeitgeist of modern culture by writing on the intersection of technology, the economy, sports and politics with everyday life. Her on-air commentaries run on public radio’s popular Marketplace program and she appears regularly on local radio and TV.

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