Hurst and Hurston

In June 1931, the writer Fannie Hurst took a road trip to Canada to visit her lover, the eminent Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson. Forty-six years old but passing as 10 years younger, she was not only married but outrageously successful. Back Street, her seventh novel and one of her best, had come out that January. … Continue reading Hurst and Hurston