Hillary without Bill: Curtis Sittenfeld rewrites Clinton's personal history

Novelist says that in the run-up to the 2016 election, she began to imagine a life where Clinton ‘made different choices, personally and professionally’Hillary Rodham Clinton recounts, in her memoir Living History, how Bill Clinton “asked me to marry him again, and again, and I always said no”. Until, of course, she said yes. Curtis Sittenfeld’s forthcoming novel Rodham imagines how the life of the US’s first female presidential candidate might have gone if she’d continued to refuse the man who would become president.Out in June, Rodham takes an “ordinary American girl … and explores how her life might have turned out if she had stayed an independent woman”, announced publisher Doubleday. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-04 12:14:07 UTC ]
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