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Paula McLain Brings Martha Gellhorn To Life In ‘Love And Ruin’

Paula McLain's "Love and Ruin," is about writer and journalist Martha Gellhorn.
Credit cover image courtesy Random House author photo credit Melanie Acevedo

Author Paula McLain has written books about extraordinary women in 20th century history.

Her new novel, “Love and Ruin,” is about writer and journalist Martha Gellhorn. She was a groundbreaking journalist and war correspondent as well as Ernest Hemingway’s third wife. The author spoke about her book on “City Lights” with Lois Reitzes.

Paula McLain will appear at the Margaret Mitchell House on Wednesday at 7 p.m.