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July 29, 2014

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Review: Listening for Madeleine

Listening for Madeleine: A Portrait of Madeleine L’Engle in Many Voices by Leonard S. Marcus. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2012. Review copy from publisher. It’s About: Madeleine L’Engle, beloved author of A Wrinkle In Time (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1962). The Good: How to write a biography of Madeleine L’Engle, especially when so many people [...]

Author Madeleine L’Engle Remembered as the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine is Named a Literary Landmark

Attendees at Literary Landmark naming of ST. John the Divine

Madeleine L’Engle (1918–2007) is best known as the famed author of the Newbery Medal-winning novel A Wrinkle in Time (FSG, 1962). But she served another important role during her lifetime: as the librarian at New York’s Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, a post she held for over 40 years.