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It has been a tremendous year for Edith Wharton and for The Mount, her historic home in Lenox, Mass. In this
150th year after her birth, Wharton has again emerged under an international spotlight, attracting legions of new readers and inspiring writers, critics, entertainers, and even the fashion industry. The Mount, Wharton's stately, autobiographical home, has welcomed more visitors in 2012 than ever before. The Mount's programs—ranging from lectures to readings to music to theatre to a weekend literary festival—have been extraordinarily popular, attracting people from across the nation and around the world.