Janet Todd is an academic and novelist, known for her biographies of feminist writers as well as several novels. Todd was born in Wales and grew up in Bermuda, Sri Lanka, England, and Scotland. As an adult she worked in Ghana, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. before returning to Britain. She is a Professor Emerita at […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]