October 7, 2015

Roberta Kaplan spoke about her book, Then Comes Marriage, at Politics & Prose on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.

Together for more than four decades, Edie Windsor and Thea Spyer were married in Canada in 2007, a union not recognized by the U.S. when Spyer died in 2009. Kaplan, a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, saw Windsor’s case as the perfect vehicle for defeating the Defense of Marriage Act. Her book, written with Lisa Dickey, a Washington journalist who also collaborated with Susan McDougal and Pat Harris on The Woman Who Wouldn’t Talk, recreates Kaplan’s preparation for bringing the case before the Supreme Court, relives the oral arguments, and also fleshes out the lives of those intimately involved in the issues. Kaplan is in conversation with Chris Geidner

Then Comes Marriage: How Two Women Fought for and Won Equal Dignity for All By Roberta Kaplan, Edie Windsor (Foreword by), Lisa Dickey (With) Cover Image
By Roberta Kaplan, Edie Windsor (Foreword by), Lisa Dickey (With)
ISBN: 9780393353365
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 25th, 2016