Andrea Barnet

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Andrea Barnet is the author of Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall and Alice Waters Changed Our World, a finalist for the 2019 PEN/ Bograd Weld Award for Biography and one of Booklist’s four “2018 Editors’ choice for biography” selections. Her previous book, All-Night Party: The Women of Bohemian Greenwich Village and Harlem, 1913-1930 was a nonfiction finalist for the 2004 Lambda Literary Awards. She was a regular contributor to the New York Times Book Review for twenty-five years, where she wrote primary on the arts and culture. Her journalism has appeared in Smithsonian Magazine, the New York Times, Elle, Harpers Bazaar and The Toronto Glove and Mail, among other publications. She splits her time between the ...more

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“Montessori went straight to my heart, because it’s all about encountering the world through the senses. That’s how kids learn best. The hands are the instrument of the mind—that was how Maria Montessori put it.”
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