Trinity University Press is proud to announce the launch of the Maverick Book Club, celebrating all things Texas (especially San Antonio)! This monthly series of virtual discussions and in-person events features intriguing authors discussing the books that are shaping the narrative landscape of the state. First up is the novel The Duchess of Angus written by Margaret Brown Kilik.
MAVERICK BOOK CLUB (Virtual) — The Duchess of Angus
Jenny Davidson with Char Miller
Wed, May 13 at 7 PM CT
Written in the 1950s and discovered by family members years after her death, Kilik’s shocking coming-of-age novel of the emotional and sexual brutality of young women’s lives in wartime San Antonio deserves a place on the shelf alongside classic novels like Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and Carson McCullers’s The Member of the Wedding. The Duchess of Angus reworks Kilik’s unusual personal history into a riveting portrait of a young woman navigating a conflicted and rapidly changing world.
Join us online for a frank discussion with the Columbia University professor (and Kilik's granddaughter who discovered the manuscript), Jenny Davidson, and San Antonio historian and environmental professor at Pomona College, Char Miller. Register today for free and receive a 20% off promo code with registration towards the purchase of the book!