Hannah Pakula

Hannah Pakula is the author of The Last Empress, which was a New York Times notable book, The Last Romantic, which was called by Graham Greene the best biography and one of the three best books of the year, and An Uncommon Woman, which was a Los Angeles Times Book Award finalist. She lives in New York City.

Books by this Author

The Last Empress
An Uncommon Woman

Author Revealed

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Here in New York

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. The sudden or accidental death of someone I love

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. As a writer, it's the current overuse of the word "robust," but bad grammar is right up there in the top ten.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "There's a Small Hotel," "I Get a Kick Out of You," the men's duet from "The Pearl Fishers," any of the songs from Mahler's "Das Lied von der Erde" or "The Youth's Magic Horn"

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