Stacy Schiff

Stacy Schiff is the author of A Great Improvisation: Franklin in France, from which this piece derives. Her Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for biography; Saint-Exupéry: A Biography was a finalist for the 1995 Pulitzer. She lives in New York City, where she is at work on a biography of Cleopatra.

Franklin in Paris

by Stacy Schiff | Sunday, March 01, 2009