Janet Todd’s Mary Wollstonecraft: A Revolutionary Life features on the list, from Jenni’s book A History of the World in 21 Women. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/sep/10/jenni-murray-picks-the-best-books-about-historys-forgotten-women
Radiation diaries is one of BookBlast’s top 10 reads for June 2018 https://bookblast.com/blog/bookblasts-top-10-reads-for-independent-minds-june-2018/ Interview: https://bookblast.com/blog/interview-janet-todd-author/
“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
Starting on February 07, 2017 19:00 At ROSL London Clubhouse email@example.com To mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen – the mother of the modern novel – the 2017 Literary Series begins with a discussion on adapting Austen’s novels for the screen and stage. How does one bring to life Austen’s trademark […]
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.
Review by Judith Baragwanath A MAN OF GENIUS JANET TODD (NEWSOUTH BOOKS, $34.99) Ann St Clair is a novelist living in Regency England. She writes “Gothic pap” and is a bit of a restless soul. One night, she meets another writer, Robert James, at a dinner party and everything changes. He’s an oddball, but highly amusing […]
Literary bloggers The Emerald City Book Review- June 3 2016 What happens when an eminent scholar and biographer turns her hand to fiction? In the case of Janet Todd’s A Man of Genius, we get a highly distinctive, engrossing tale of mystery and madness, centering on a woman writer of one of those “horrid books” that […]