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Marginalia: Renee Rosen


Author Renee Rosen has penned 5 works of historical fiction. Her latest, Park Avenue Summer, focuses on two women: one fictional and one not. The setting is 1965, New York City. And the historical character that readers might recognize is Helen Gurley Brown. Through this novel, Rosen explores a four-month stretch soon after Brown was named editor-in-chief of a failing Cosmopolitan magazine.

I recently caught up with Renee Rosen to visit about her latest book, and about the progression of a Cosmo girl.

Here’s our conversation:


Park Avenue Summer by Renee Rosen was published by Berkley.

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