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Irin Carmon presents Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in conversation with Anna Holmes
Nov 2, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm| Free
Nearly a half-century into her career, something funny happened to the octogenarian Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: she won the internet. Across America, people who weren’t even born when Ginsburg made her name are tattooing themselves with her face, setting her famously searing dissents to music, and making viral videos in tribute. In a class of its own, and much to Ginsburg’s own amusement, is the Notorious RBG Tumblr blog, which juxtaposes the diminutive but fierce Jewish grandmother with the late rapper featuring original artwork submitted from admirers around the world. The book Notorious RBG was created by award-winning journalist Irin Carmon, and the lawyer who began the Internet sensation, Shana Knizhnik. Together, they researched, reported and created the book, drawing from RBG’s own words, as well as interviews with her family members, close friends, colleagues, clerks and the Justice herself. Carmon presents the book at Greenlight in conversation with author and Jezebel.com founder Anna Holmes.