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Extremely light wear to DJ protected in archival brodart, slighty worn DJ spine foot, barely rubbed corners, a few very faint areas of damping to DJ only; else near fine(-) in near fine(-) DJ. Octavo in white DJ; 456 p,  p of b&w plates, b&w portraits; 24 cm. Authors' spouses; Women--Russia--Biography. || Stacy Madeleine Schiff (born October 26, 1961) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American nonfiction author and guest columnist for The New York Times. Schiff won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Vera, her biography of Vera Nabokov, wife and muse of Lolita and Pale Fire author Vladimir Nabokov. She was also a finalist for the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for Saint-Exupery: A Biography of Antoine de Saint Exupery. Schiff's most recent biography, Cleopatra: A Life, was published by Little Brown in November 2010, reached Number 3 on the New York Times Bestseller List and garnered extraordinary reviews. The Wall Street Journal's critic wrote, "Stacy Schiff does a rare thing; she gives us a book we'd miss if it didn't exist." Rick Riordan declared Cleopatra "impossible to put down; " The New Yorker termed it "a work of literature; " Michael Korda called it "a masterpiece; " Tina Brown declared it read "almost like a novel in its juicy literary flair; " Maureen Dowd found it "captivating; " Simon Winchester predicted the book would become a classic.
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