Stephane Gerson

STEPHANE GERSON is a cultural historian of modern France and the editor of a new edition of Nostradamus's "Prophecies" for Penguin Classics. He has won several awards, including the Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History and the Laurence Wylie Prize in French Cultural Studies. He has also contributed to "Publishers Weekly" and the "Jewish Daily Forward." Gerson teaches French history at New York University and lives in Manhattan and Woodstock, NY, with his family.