Renee Rosen - THE SOCIAL GRACES

Renee Rosen - THE SOCIAL GRACES

Renee and I discuss her new book The Social Graces, how she decided to write about the legendary feud between Caroline Astor and Alva Vanderbilt, the research she conducted, the way her title and cover came about, and much more.


Renee and I discuss her new book The Social Graces, how she decided to write about the legendary feud between Caroline Astor and Alva Vanderbilt, the research she conducted, the way her title and cover came about, and much more.

Renee’s recommended reads are:

  1. The Nature of Fragile Things by Susan Meissner
  2. The Children’s Blizzard by Melanie Benjamin 
  3. The Invisible Woman by Erika Robuck
  4. The Women of Chateau Lafayette by Stephanie Dray

If you enjoy reading historical fiction and want to listen to more episodes, try Fiona Davis, Susie Orman Schnall, Elise Hooper, Judithe Little, and Sadeqa Johnson.

The Social Graces can be purchased at the Conversations from a Page Bookshop storefront.