Lois Leveen

Lois Leveen holds degrees in history and literature from Harvard, the University of Southern California, and UCLA. She is the author of the novels Juliet’s Nurse and The Secrets of Mary Bowser. Her work has appeared in The AtlanticThe Chicago Tribune, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and on NPR. 


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The Paradox of Pluck:  How Did Historical Fiction Become the New Feminist History?
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