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 Medicis, Marie de Medicis, 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 Academie francaise and the Goncourt Prize for Biography. She and her husband, Louis Begley, have written a book on Venice, ...See more