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Rebecca Mead join the Speakers Bureau!

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The Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau is thrilled to announce that Jill Lepore and Rebecca Mead have joined the bureau as exclusive speakers!

Both staff writers at The New Yorker, Jill Lepore since 2005 and Rebecca Mead since 1997, they have between them profiled subjects from Lena Dunham and Hillary Clinton, to Shaquille O’Neal and Roger Ailes.

Jill Lepore
Historian Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ‘41 Professor of American History at Harvard University and a staff writer at The New Yorker. Lepore is a gifted speaker who captivates audiences with skilled story-telling and fascinating research.

Rebecca Mead
Rebecca Mead is staff writer at The New Yorker and author of the critically acclaimed My Life in Middlemarch—a celebration of literature. A thoughtful and witty speaker, Mead talks about understanding ourselves through books, breaking with convention, and the unexpected possibilities of middle age.

Rebecca Mead

Author of literary memoir My Life In Middlemarch, New Yorker staff writer

Find out more about Rebecca Meads’s speaking topics here.