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Anka Muhlstein

Anka Muhlstein was born in Paris in 1935. Muhlstein has published biographies of Queen Victoria, James de Rothschild, Cavelier de La Salle, and Astolphe de Custine; studies on Catherine de M�dicis, Marie de M�dicis, and Anne of Austria; a double biography, Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart; and most recently, Balzac's Omelette (Other Press). She has won two prizes from the Acad�mie fran�aise and the Goncourt Prize for Biography. She and her husband, Louis Begley, have written a book on...See more