WEFOUNDThe Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism


Pulitzer Prize Finalist: “A stunning work of biography” about three little-known New England women who made intellectual history ( The New York Times ).

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Megan Marshall ’s work on The Peabody Sisters has been supported by the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Marshall has published numerous articles on women’s history and literature and New England subjects in The New Yorker , Slate.com, the New York Times , and The New Republic . She has been awarded a year’s fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study for work on her next book, a biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s brilliant and reclusive older sister Elizabeth. She resides in Newton, Massachusetts.

“This portrait of New England between the Revolution and Civil War brings its characters to vivid life. There’s a vibrant history inside this thick volume.”— People , Critic’s Choice, Four Stars

Pulitzer Prize Finalist: “A stunning work of biography” about three little-known New England women who made intellectual history ( The New York Times ).


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