How Family History Research Inspires Writing Career - Rachel Lehmann-Haupt

In Chapter 2 of 11 of her 2009 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, author Rachel Lehmann-Haupt traces influences shaping her first book "In Her Own Sweet Time" back to her artistic, writing, and scholar roots.  Erica Jong joked Rachel found writing by getting "the curse". Rachel's influences and experiences span her father, New York Times Book Critic, Christopher Lehmann-Haupt reviewing children's books at the family dinner table, through her mother's writing career, to a great-grandfather who spoke 26 languages, a Scottish grandfather knighted as a scholar to a poet great-grandmother, Theresa Haupt.