The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland

Saturday, August 8, 2015, 2 p.m.

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

In his latest book, Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Magdalen College, University of Oxford, illuminates the friendship between Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) and Alice Liddell, the child for whom he invented the Alice stories. Douglas-Fairhurst examines how this relationship stirred Carroll’s imagination and influenced the creation of Wonderland. A book signing follows the talk.

In the News:
Go Ask AliceThe New Yorker

The exhibition Alice: 150 Years of Wonderland is open until 6 p.m.

Free with museum admission.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.