About the Author
Stacy Schiff is the author of Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), which won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for biography, and Saint-Exupéry: A Biography, which was a finalist for the 1995 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent books include Cleopatra: A Life and The Witches: Salem, 1692. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and was a Director’s Fellow at the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. Schiff lives in New York City.