When

Monday, September 16, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
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The Ferguson Library - Harry Bennett Branch 
115 Vine Road
Stamford, CT 06905
 

 
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203-351-8292 
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Meet Susan Ronald
Author of
Condé Nast: A Man and His Empire


Monday, September 16 at 6:30 p.m.
Harry Bennett Branch

Photo credit: Andrew Balerdi, Dandy Photo

The first biography in over thirty years of Condé Nast, the pioneering publisher of Vogue and Vanity Fair and main rival to media magnate William Randolph Hearst.

Condé Nast’s life and career was as high profile and glamorous as his magazines. Moving to New York in the early twentieth century with just the shirt on his back, he soon became the highest paid executive in the United States, acquiring Vogue in 1909 and Vanity Fair in 1913. Alongside his editors, he built the first-ever international magazine empire, introducing European modern art, style, and fashions to an American audience.

Born and raised in the United States, Susan Ronald is a British-American biographer and historian of eight books, including A Dangerous Woman, Hitler’s Art Thief, and Heretic Queen. She lives in rural England with her writer husband.

Refreshments. Book sale and signing.

For more information, all 203 351-8292.

Generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library