We are delighted to partner with our friends at Mather Homestead as they present Roses, Rosé and Revolutionaries in the Garden. Mattie Kahn will be the featured author as she celebrates the release of her fabulous new book Young and Restless: The Girls Who Sparked America's Revolutions. Mattie will be in conversation with Darien resident and journalist Reena Ninan. Wine and light bites will be served and Barrett Bookstore will be on hand with books for selling and signing!
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Young and Restless recounts one of the most foundational and underappreciated forces in moments of American revolution: teenage girls. From the American Revolution itself to the Civil Rights Movement to nuclear disarmament protests and the women’s liberation movement, through Black Lives Matter and school strikes for climate, Mattie Kahn uncovers how girls have leveraged their unique strengths, from fandom to intimate friendships, to organize and lay serious political groundwork for movements that often sidelined them. Their stories illuminate how much we owe to girls throughout the generations, what skills young women
Mattie Kahn is an award-winning writer and editor. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Vox, and more. She was the culture director at Glamour, where she covered women’s issues and politics, and a staff editor at Elle. She lives in New York with her husband.
Reena Ninan is a journalist and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Good Trouble Productions, a media company focused on creating content with purpose. She created two top-rated podcasts: Ask Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting and HERO: The Hidden Economics of Remarkable Women with Foreign Policy and the Gates Foundation. As a TV journalist, she has anchored for ABC, CBS, and Fox News. You can follow her on social media at @reenaninan.