Marilyn Yalom, Who Wrote About The History Of The Breast And The History Of Wives, Has Died At 87

Yalom, who was a professor of French at Stanford before she segued into writing history books for a wider audience, admired the salons of the 18th century in France and ran one of her own in the Bay Area “where women found support and encouragement for their writing projects as well as practical advice about publishing.” – The New York Times