Amanda Foreman is the author of the prize-winning best sellers, ‘Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire’, and ‘A World on Fire: A Epic History of Two Nations Divided’. She is currently a columnist for ‘The Wall Street Journal’. Her latest work is the BBC documentary series, ‘The Ascent of Woman’. In 2016, Foreman served as chair of The Man Booker Prize. Her book on the history of women, ‘The World Made by Women’, will be published in 2017. She is a co-founder of the literary nonprofit, House of SpeakEasy Foundation, a trustee of the Whiting Foundation, and an Honorary Research Senior Fellow in the History Department at the University of Liverpool.
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