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. 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 most overused words or phrases?

A. I don't know, but I will no doubt find out when I get an irate letter from some angry reader.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My oversize glasses which I've been wearing for forty years.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Professional musician.