Liesl Schillinger is a book critic for The New York Times and writes on the arts for a variety of other publications, including The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Washington Post, Newsweek, and Vogue. Her translation of the novel Every Day, Every Hour by Nataša Dragnić, was published in May, 2012 by Viking.
While writing Voltaire in Love, Nancy Mitford found herself drawn to the wit and humanity of his often misunderstood patron and friend, Frederick of Prussia. The result was her only biography of a non-French subject, and the one she considered her finest. “Vivid, detailed, and highly personal.”—Kate Williams