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Join Author Mac Griswold an acclaimed cultural landscape historian and writer as she discusses her most recent book I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise, a Life of Bunny Mellon, her first full biography.

In I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise, Mac Griswold—who knew Bunny Mellon personally—delves into her subject’s closely-guarded personal archives to construct an unrivaled portrait of a woman as complex and multifaceted as the gardens and homes on which she left her mark. The story of Bunny Mellon, the great landscape and interior designer, becomes a revelatory exploration of extreme wealth in the American century.