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  1. Pulitzer Prize-winning author sorts through myth of Salem Witch TrialsRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | UnionLeader.com

    ... time now," said Margaret Talcott, producer of the writers series at The Music Hall. "Her most recent bestseller, 'Cleopatra,' was a favorite in our office, but 'The Witches' strikes even closer to home as a story of our very own New England." For ...

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  2. Spellbinding 'Witches' Offers A Fresh Take On A Familiar StoryRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 | National Public Radio

    ... of the witch trials. As you might expect from a writer whose last book focused on that mistress of intrigue Cleopatra, Schiff lingers longest over the bewitched accusers - most of them teenaged girls, the most vocal of whom were servants. Schiff ...

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  3. What Really Happened to Salem's WitchesBy Lizzie CrockerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    ... New England during the Salem witch trials. Schiff, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author (most recently of Cleopatra: A Life ) pieces together her account of the 300-year-old Salem saga from both scholarly and primary sources, including ...

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  4. nversations from the Sun Valley Writers' ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... de Saint Exupery. She's also written "A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America," and "Cleopatra: A Life," which was a New York Times Bestseller. Her work is frequently published in magazines and newspapers, including The New ...

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  5. Stacy Schiff's 'The Witches': the story of 'our national crack-up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... one and does not include a book. This Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, who vaulted to popular acclaim in 2010 with "Cleopatra: A Life," has made a career of investigating unexpectedly powerful women, and she does so again in "The Witches." With a ...

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  6. Writer Stacy Schiff to share story of 'The Witches' at The Music HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... r Award in American Studies, and the Gilbert Chinard Prize of the Institut Français d'Amérique; and "Cleopatra: A Life," a No. 1 New York Times bestseller. She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times and other major publications.

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  7. "The Trial of George Jacobs for Witchcraft" at the Essex Institute in Salem, Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | SFGate

    ... the lives of VA ra Nabokov (thus winning a Pulitzer Prize), Saint-ExupA ry and, more recently, Cleopatra. As a historian, she has examined Benjamin Franklin 's diplomacy and, now with "The Witches," the mysterious events that shook the ...

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  8. Review: Schiff's 'Witches' an intriguing slice of America's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... fascination with the role of women. (Her previous book was a luminous biography of the ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra.) In The Witches , Schiff brings a particular perceptiveness to the potential motivations and mind-sets of all the parties ...

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  9. Review: 'The Witches' by Stacy Schiff: EW reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Since the Puritans, full of shame, did their best to obliterate all records of the 1692 Salem witch trials, the true story of what happened has... Since the Puritans, full of shame, did their best to obliterate all records of the 1692 Salem witch trials, the true story of what happened has... Since the Puritans, full of shame, did their best to obliterate all records of the 1692 Salem witch trials, the true story of what happened has been hijacked and twisted, most notably by Arthur Miller in his 1953 play The Crucible . The Pulitzer-winning Schiff, whose most recent book was Cleopatra , takes it upon herself to separate the truth from rumor , which is a pretty daunting task since the alleged acts of witchcraft had little basis in reality.

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  10. Why Cleopatra Probably Didn't Kill Herself With A SnakeRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | Switched

    The Suicide of Cleopatra, by Domenico Riccio . Today, researchers doubt the Egyptian queen could have killed herself with a snake.

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  11. Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer to visit Park Slope, discuss new book on Salem Witch TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff will be coming to Brooklyn to discuss her new book "The Witches: Salem, 1692." Photo: Elena Siebert Photography Top 10 Book of the Year) "Cleopatra."

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  12. Buses of Fall BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... story telling - no dry textbook style here. Stacy Schiff is well known for her 2006 Pulitzer Prize winning book Cleopatra - of which I happen to own a beautiful signed copy. Her meticulous writing and thorough research makes her one of the best ...

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  13. Pulitzer Prize Winner Stacy Schiff Set for Writers on a NE Stage, 10/29Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the Ambassador Award in American Studies, and the Gilbert Chinard Prize of the Institut Franais d'Amrique; and Cleopatra: A Life, a #1 New York Times bestseller. Ms. Schiff has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National ...

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  14. Books: Fall's big 5 include Stacy Schiff's 'The Witches'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... the events that led up to them. Schiff won a Pulitzer Prize for her biography of Vera Nabokov, and her last book, "Cleopatra: A Life," was named one of the best books of the year. (Little, Brown, Oct. 20. Schiff will be at Talking Volumes, 7 p.m., ...

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  15. Wordstock announces 2015 lineup: Krakauer, Eisenberg, Lopez, Le Guin and 80 more authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... at the first Wordstock in 2005 and will be back with a new novel, "Avenue of Mysteries"; Schiff, author of "Cleopatra" and "The Witches"; and Strayed, the Portland writer who will talk to Diana Nyad about Nyad's "Find a Way." Le Guin, a Wordstock ...

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  16. Atwood, Franzen and Witches: 10 Fall Books to AnticipateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | KQED

    ... women throughout history. She won a Pulitzer in 2000 for her biography of Vera Nabokov, and her 2010 biography of Cleopatra was a bestseller. Now she's expanding her focus to a group of notable women: the women in the center of the hysteria over ...

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  17. For the Love of Witches: Stacy SchiffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... my choice of subject. But it was largely that I felt I hadn't cracked the riddle about women and power with Cleopatra [published by Little, Brown in 2010]. The other moments in history in which women play a role are few, and Salem was one where ...

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  18. Family Ties: 8 Truly Dysfunctional Royal FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | LiveScience

    ... of royal families has proved. From palace assassinations to serial marriages, castle walls have seen it all. Cleopatra is famous for her suicidal ending. What's less known is her bloody beginning - and the familial drama that brought her to power. ...

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