Book launch: ‘Aphra Behn – A Secret Life’ by Janet Todd Tuesday 13th June 2017 At 6.30pm on Tuesday 13th June, join Janet Todd at Heffers as she celebrates the launch of her book, Aphra Behn – A Secret Life; an account of the life, work and history of the seventeenth century dramatist, poet of […]
Janet formed part of the panel discussing Aphra Behn on 12 Oct on BBC Radio 4. You can listen to the Podcast here. Melvyn Bragg and guests, including Janet, discussed Aphra Behn (1640-1689), who made her name and her living as a playwright, poet and writer of fiction under the Restoration. Virginia Woolf wrote of her: […]
I was recently interviewed by the lovely folk at Talk Radio Europe. Why not listen the the podcast where I talk about the life of Aphra Behn: A Secret Life with their presenter and discuss her intriguing life story. Listen here.
Janet Todd is thrilled to be the guest post in June’s issue of The HWA – Historia Magazine talking about her life, Aphra Behn and women writers. Read the article in full to find out more.
Jeremy Sallis chatted to Janet at lunchtime on the 23rd June 2017 about the remarkable Aphra Behn. (Listen again to the interview – starts 0:22 – available for a limited time only)
The launch party took place on the 13th June 2017 at Heffers Bookshop in Cambridge yesterday evening and was very well-received by all. Thanks to all those who came along and especially to Vicky Gilder, David Wightman, and Katherine Bright-Holmes for so much support and to Jane Monson for reading Aphra. #aphrabehn #booklaunch The book […]
“Janet Todd has combed the archives, explored all the possible options, and made connections based on probabilities in such a way that a credible picture emerges of the life and personality of this fascinating, talented woman.” Read the full review here.
Kirkus Review of Aphra Behn A secret life
I need to let the proofs of the revised biography go! But there is always something else intriguing about Aphra Behn, something I desperately want to know, or even for a moment think I might be able to find out. While all the while knowing she will always be mysterious.