"All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days" – Rebecca Donner – Episode 08
Author Rebecca Donner discusses her book titled "All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler."
In the book, Donner chronicles the life of her great-great-aunt, Mildred Harnack, and her role as a leader of one of Germany's largest underground resistance groups during World War 2. Rebecca Donner is a Canadian-born writer. She is the author of "All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days", which won the 2022 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography, and The Chautauqua Prize. She is currently a 2023 Visiting Scholar at Oxford and will be a 2023-2024 Fellow at Harvard.
Hosted by John Shaw. Produced and edited by Jaclyn Durcholz. This podcast is produced through a partnership with WSIU Public Radio. For more information, visit paulsimoninstitute.org/podcasts.