Helen Tracy Lowe-Porter was the translator of the writer Thomas Mann. E. A. Lowe was the premier Latin paleographer of his day who taught at Oxford University for nearly thirty years and was one of the founding fellows of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J. They met in Munich in 1906.
A Marriage of True Minds is a brief memoir by their daughter Patricia Tracy Lowe, telling of her parents’ distinguished lives. The volume also includes some of Ms Lowe’s own short stories and poems.