Books by Stacy Schiff

THE WITCHES by Stacy Schiff
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"As history, The Witches is intelligent and reliable; as a story, it's a trudge over very well-trod ground."
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer provides an account of a foundational American tragedy of mass hysteria and injustice. Read full book review >
CLEOPATRA by Stacy Schiff
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Successfully dissipating all the perfume, Schiff finds a remarkably complex woman—brutal and loving, dependent and independent, immensely strong but finally vulnerable."
A Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer presents a swift, sympathetic life of one of history's most maligned and legendary women. Read full book review >
Released: April 2, 2005

"A lively, well-written, and most timely study of diplomacy in action."
Here's breaking news for the Francophobic freedom-fries set: without France, there would have been no United States. Read full book review >
SAINT-EXUPêRY by Stacy Schiff
Released: Nov. 3, 1994

"The result is a strangely static and unfeeling biography of the dynamic and sentimental author of The Little Prince. (16 pages of photos, not seen)"
An overcautiously objective and unromantic approach to the French hybrid of T.E. Lawrence and Charles Lindbergh. Read full book review >