Lauren Arrington considers a biography of influential newspaper columnist Elsie Robinson, “Listen, World! How the Intrepid Elsie Robinson Became America’s Most-Read Woman” by Julia Scheeres and Allison Gilbert....
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Lauren Arrington holds a professorial chair in the Department of English at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. She earned her doctorate from Oxford University and has held visiting fellowships at Cambridge University, Boston College, Trinity College Dublin, the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, and the New York Public Library. Her most recent books include the group biographies Revolutionary Lives (Princeton, 2016) and The Poets of Rapallo (Oxford, 2021). Her essays have been commissioned by Literary Hub, TLS, The Irish Times, and Public Books.