“It’s a great American novel about what it means to be a radical,” Shand said. “I think she takes the idea of modernity one step further and addresses radical beliefs, particularly through the lives of two female characters.”
If you go
What: “From Bullet Bras to Bra Burning”
When: Saturday, 3 p.m.
Where: Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem
How much: Free with museum admission of $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students
More information: 978-255-3953, email@example.com or www.tanneryseries.com