Things To Do

Author Talk: Andrew Morton - Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor


Feb 13, 2018
07:00 PM until 08:30 PM


Tuesday, Feb. 13 Author Talk: Andrew Morton - Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Historical biographer Andrew Morton brings new light to the story of Wallis Simpson, the woman for whom Edward VIII so infamously abdicated his throne and birthright. In his book, Wallis in Love, Morton uses diary entries, letters, and other never-before-seen records to offer a fresh portrait of Wallis Simpson in all her vibrancy and brazenness as she climbed the social ladder, transforming from a hard-nosed gold digger to charming chatelaine. Morton takes us through the cacophonous Jazz Age, Wallis's romantic adventures in Washington and friendship with Eleanor Roosevelt; her exploits in China and beyond; to her entrance into London Society. Andrew Morton studied history at the University of Sussex, England, with a focus on aristocracy and the 1930s. Morton has written biographies featuring the British Royal Family including Princess Diana, as well as celebrities including Tom Cruise and Angelina Jolie. Get a taste of “The Crown” up close and personal.  Q&A will follow the talk.  No charge.  Registration highly recommended. Register online or call 203-762-6334.  Books available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan. Media Sponsor: Good Morning Wilton. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton;; 203-762-3950.







View map Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road
Wilton, CT

Additional Information



Contact email



We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Connect With Us    

Sign-up for our event 

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Featured Area Events

Syrup Time!

Historical tours of maple syrup

Celebration of Taste

Wilton Restaurant Week––March 12 to 18

RIFF Oscar Screening Party & Fundraiser

WIN TICKETS--Watch the Academy Awards in style––March 4

Funding Great Futures

Friends of Wakeman Boys & Girls Club Benefit Auction––March 10

Coat of Arms

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Ridgefield Playhouse––Feb 24

A Farewell to Polio

Tommy James & The Shondalls benefit concert at the Ridgefield Playhouse––Apr 13

Helping Heroes

Award-nominated solo show THE AMERICAN SOLDIER at the Bedford Hearts for Heroes––April 28

A Better Date Night

Renovated Bow Tie Cinema theaters offers recliner seating, cocktail bar, and delicious food all delivered to your seat

Art: Dalí Comes to Kent

Morrison Gallery is dedicating an entire exhibition to Salvador Dalí––thru March 11