Celebrated NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg delivers a unprecedented memoir of her private successes, struggles, and life-affirming relationships, together with her stunning friendship of practically 50 years with Supreme Court docket Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.4 years earlier than Nina Totenberg was employed at NPR, the place she cemented her legacy as a prizewinning reporter, and practically 22 years earlier than Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court docket, Nina referred to as Ruth. A reporter for The Nationwide Observer, Nina was interested by Ruth’s authorized temporary, asking the Supreme Court docket to do one thing revolutionary: declare a regulation that discriminated “on the premise of intercourse” to be unconstitutional. In a time when girls have been fired for turning into pregnant, usually couldn’t apply for bank cards, or couldn’t get a mortgage in their very own names, Ruth patiently defined her argument. That decision launched a exceptional, practically 50-year friendship.Dinners with Ruth is a unprecedented account of two girls who paved the way in which for future generations by tearing down skilled and authorized boundaries. It’s also an intimate memoir of the ability of friendships as girls started to pry open profession doorways and remodel the office. On the story’s coronary heart is one, particular relationship: Ruth and Nina noticed one another not solely via private joys, but additionally sickness, loss, and widowhood. Through the devastating sickness and eventual dying of Nina’s first husband, Ruth drew her out of grief; 12 years later, Nina would reciprocate when Ruth’s beloved husband died. They shared not solely a love of opera, but additionally of buying, as they instinctively understood that garments have been armor for girls who wished to be taken significantly in a office dominated by males. Throughout Ruth’s final 12 months, they shared so many small dinners that Saturdays have been “reserved for Ruth” in Nina’s home.Dinners with Ruth additionally weaves collectively compelling, private portraits of different fascinating men and women from Nina’s life, together with her cherished NPR colleagues Cokie Roberts and Linda Wertheimer; her beloved husbands; her friendships with a number of Supreme Court docket Justices, together with Lewis Powell, William Brennan, and Antonin Scalia, and Nina’s family—her father, the legendary violinist Roman Totenberg, and her “finest pals”, her sisters. Inspiring and revelatory, Dinners with Ruth is a transferring story of the enjoyment and true that means of friendship.
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