The Russell House Series Presents James Kaplan, The 2011 Joan Jakobson Visiting Writer

Come to Russell House this Wednesday to see James Kaplan ’73, the 2011 Joan Jakobson Visiting Writer.

James Kaplan ’73 has been writing about people and ideas in business and popular culture, and also writing fiction, for over three decades. His essays and reviews, as well as more than a hundred major profiles of figures ranging from Madonna to Helen Gurley Brown, Calvin Klein to John Updike, Miles Davis to Meryl Streep, and Arthur Miller to Larry David, have appeared in many… magazines, including The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair and Esquire.

In November 2010, Kaplan published an acclaimed new biography, Frank: The Voice (Doubleday), about the early life of one of America’s best known American singers and entertainers of the 20th century, Frank Sinatra.

Date: Wednesday, February 9th

Time: 8 PM

Place: Russell House (350 High Street)