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Simon Sebag Montefiore

Simon Sebag Montefiore is a historian specializing in Russia. His book Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar won the History Book of the Year Prize in the British Book Awards. His Potemkin: Catherine the Great’s Imperial Partner, which was shortlisted for the British Samuel Johnson Prize, has just been published in paperback. (February 2005)

An Affair to Remember

Love and Conquest: Personal Correspondence of Catherine the Great and Prince Grigory Potemkin

edited and translated from the Russian by Douglas Smith

February 24, 2005 issue

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