ARCHIVED: Vogue profiles author and historian Amanda Foreman '91

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

In its June issue, profiles historian and author Amanda Foreman '91 and reviews her highly anticipated second book, A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War, which is currently in pre-production as a BBC/HBO miniseries. Gabrielle Tana '85 produced The Duchess, a movie based on Foreman's first book Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, and is currently developing a four-year series for BBC Worldwide based on unused material from the book. In the article, Tana says of Foreman: "She makes her subjects vibrant and alive, and there's an enthusiasm and excitement in the ways she looks at things."