February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nina Sankovitch is a bestselling author, avid historian, and voracious reader. In
addition to being profiled in the New York Times (twice), she has written for the
New York Times, the LA Times, Vogue, the Huffington Post, and other media. She is
the author of four books of nonfiction: Tolstoy and the Purple Chair, My Year of
Magical Reading, a memoir of the year she spent reading a book a day following the
death of her sister; Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing,
which explores the history of letter writing; The Lowells of Massachusetts: An
American Family, a multi-generational biography of one of New England’s most
influential families; and American Rebels: How the Adams, Hancock, and Quincy
Families Fanned the Flames of Revolution, which explores the intimate connections
between three families in the years leading up to the Declaration of Independence.
Sankovitch attended Tufts University and Harvard Law School, and worked as an
environmental lawyer for the Natural Resources Defense Council and as President
and Executive Director of Save the Sound in Connecticut, where she lives with her
For more information, visit her website, www.readallday.org.