About The Author
Mary Gabriel is the author of Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her earlier books include, Notorious Victoria: The Life of Victoria Woodhull, Uncensored, which was a New York Times Notable Book for 1998; and The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta and Claribel Cone, which was featured in the 2003 BBC program “Michael Palin and the Ladies Who Loved Matisse.”
Gabriel was a journalist for 25 years, mostly as an editor with Reuters in Washington and London working with talented and brave correspondents covering the major stories of the day. Her own writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, and The Boston Globe in the United States, and numerous newspapers throughout the world. Early in her career, she was also an editor and writer at Museum & Arts Washington, where she covered the arts in the Washington, DC, area.
She lives on the West Coast of Ireland with her husband John and a naughty dog named Sunny.