Brenda Power Murphy (Lady Maddox) MADDOX

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1932-02-24
Education Bridgewater HS MA, Radcliffe Coll (cum laude)
Publications Publications Beyond Babel: New Directions in Communications (1972), The Half-Parent (1975), Who's Afraid of Elizabeth Taylor? (biography, 1977), The Marrying Kind (1981), Nora: the Life of Mrs James Joyce (1988, LA Times Biography Prize 1988, Br Silver PEN Award 1989, Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger 1990, adapted as film Nora 2000), D H Lawrence: The Married Man (1994, Whitbread Biography Award 1994), George's Ghosts: The Secret Life of W B Yeats (biography, 1999), Rosalind Franklin: the Dark Lady of DNA (2001, Marsh Biography Prize 2001, LA Times Science Prize 2002), Maggie: The First Lady (2003), Freud's Wizard: The Enigma of Ernest Jones (2006), George Eliot: Novelist, Lover, Wife (2009); author of reviews and articles for newspapers and magazines in GB and USA
Recreations gardening, cooking, exploring mid-Wales
Clubs Athenaeum
Style Brenda Maddox
Career author and journalist; Patriot Ledger Quincy MA 1957-59, Reuters Ltd 1959-1960, The Economist 1962-72 and 1975-85 (latterly as Br ed then home affrs ed), media columnist Daily Telegraph 1987-1994, media columnist The Times 1994-97; vice-pres The Hay Festival, hon sec Kensington Soc 2012-; memb: Br Assoc of Science Writers (chm 1983-4), Broadcasting Press Guild (chm 1993-4); former non-exec dir London Broadcasting Co; former memb: UK Nat Cmmn for UNESCO, Mgmnt Ctee Soc of Authors, Royal Soc, Science in Society Ctee; Hon Phi Beta Kappa Harvard Univ 1978, Hon Dr Finch Univ 2004, Hon Dr Univ of Glamorgan 2005; FRSL 1994 (memb Cncl)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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